SMS

Conference Program Chairs

picture of Joanna Campbell
Joanna Campbell
...is an Associate Professor of Management at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. She holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Texas A&M University. She previously served as a Representative at Large for...
picture of Craig Crossland
Craig Crossland
...is the Rev. Basil Moreau, C.S.C. Associate Professor of Business, and Chair of the Management & Organization Department, at the University of Notre Dame. He received his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University...
picture of Cynthia E Devers
Cynthia E Devers
... is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management and a Mays Research Fellow, in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. She is also an International Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for ...
picture of Aaron Hill
Aaron Hill
...is on the faculty of the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. His research interests include the personal characteristics, compensation, and job mobility of executives. Aaron’s research has been published in outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Executive Traits and Values.
picture of Steven Boivie
Steven Boivie
... is an associate professor in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University where he is the B. Marie Oth Professor of Business. He received his Ph.D. in strategic management from the University of Texas at Austin, his master’s degree from Brigham Young University, and his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University...
picture of Cuili Qian
Cuili Qian
... is Associate Professor of Organization, Strategy, and International Management Department at University of Texas at Dallas. She received her Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. Prior...
Theme B - Executive Motivations and Compensation.
picture of Rhonda Reger
Rhonda Reger
...current research focuses on strategies to foster high growth and technology entrepreneurship. Her award-winning research on competitive dynamics, social approval assets, and organizational identity has appeared in leading scholarly journals...
picture of Karen Schnatterly
Karen Schnatterly
...is an Associate Professor at the Trulaske College of Business and the Emma S. Hibbs Distinguished Professor, University of Missouri. Her areas of expertise include white-collar crime’s antecedents and outcomes, and corporate governance’s influence...
Theme C - Executive Evaluation and Mobility.
picture of Amy Hillman
Amy Hillman
...s dean of the W. P. Carey School of Business, is a world-renowned management expert, a popular teacher and a noted researcher. She heads up one of the largest and highest-ranked business schools in the nation. The W. P. Carey School has more than 16,000 students...
picture of Christine Shropshire
Christine Shropshire
...is Associate Professor of Management in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Her research is broadly in the area of corporate governance, including board composition and effectiveness, diversity in the upper...
Theme D - External Influences.
picture of Daniel Gamache
Daniel Gamache
... is an Assistant Professor in Management at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. He received his Ph.D. in strategic management from Michigan State University. His research takes a behavioral approach to study executive decision making with ...
picture of Scott Graffin
Scott Graffin
... is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business and is also an International Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management...
Theme E - Research Methodology.
picture of Brian Boyd
Brian Boyd
... teaches courses in corporate strategy, new product development, entrepreneurship, and the management of executive teams. He has served as a Visiting Professor at Tilburg University (The Netherlands)...
picture of Michael Withers
Michael Withers
...is an assistant professor of management in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. in strategic management from the...

Advisory Committee

picture of Albert Cannella Jr
Albert Cannella Jr
... is the Blue Bell Creameries Chair at Texas A&M University. Dr. Cannella’s research is focused on executives, corporate governance, and entrepreneurship. His research has appeared...
picture of Sydney Finkelstein
Sydney Finkelstein
...is the Steven Roth Professor of Management, and Associate Dean for Executive Education, at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he teaches courses on Leadership and Strategy. He holds degrees from Concordia University and the London School of Economics, as well as...
picture of Sucheta Nadkarni
Sucheta Nadkarni
...is the Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School. Her research centers on the micro-foundations of strategy with a specific focus on the strategic implications of CEO personality...
picture of Gerry McNamara
Gerry McNamara
...is a Professor of Management at Michigan State University. His research examines the effects of behavioral factors, organizational practices, and strategic positioning on organizational decision-making and risk taking. His research...
picture of Margarethe Wiersema
Margarethe Wiersema
...is the Dean’s Professorship in Strategic Management at the University of California, Irvine. She has an MBA and Ph.D. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Her research is focused on corporate strategy and corporate governance with more than 50 publications and over 9400 citations...