SMS

Conference Program Chairs

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Anu Wadhwa
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Imperial College Business School. Her research focuses on corporate entrepreneurship including corporate venture capital investments, innovation and knowledge creation via inter-organizational networks, and decision making under uncertainty. She has...
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Richard Whittington
... is Professor of Strategic Management at the Saïd Business School and New College, University of Oxford. He has held visiting positions at Harvard Business School, HEC Paris, the University of Toulouse...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Emerging Digital Technologies for an Open World
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Pinar Ozcan
... is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Saïd Business School, Oxford University. She specializes in strategy, entrepreneurship, and the emergence of new markets. She completed her Ph.D. at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) at the Stanford University Management Science and Engineering Department, and ...
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Dmitry Sharapov
Theme B - Tackling Grand Societal Challenges
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Maurizio Zollo
... is the Dean’s Chaired Professor in Strategy and Sustainability at the Management and Technology department of Bocconi University and Editor-In-Chief of Organization & Environment. He has also been visiting professor at the Sloan...
Theme C - Opening Up Strategy Research
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Shahzad Ansari
... has published in several leading academic journals including Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Organization, Research Policy, Industrial and ...
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Madeleine Rauch
... is Assistant Professor at the Department of Strategy and Innovation at Copenhagen Business School, and a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University. Her research focuses on strategic management and innovation with a particular interest in strategic decision-making, such as heuristics and change of decision patterns ...
Theme D - Future of Work in Open Organizations
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Michelle Rogan
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship. She previously was a faculty member at UNC Kenan-Flagler and prior to that, INSEAD...
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Eero Vaara
... is Professor in Organisations and Impact at Saïd Business School at University of Oxford. He also serves as Visiting Distinguished Professor at Aalto University. His research ...

Interest Group Track Chairs

Track E - Competitive Strategy
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Aleksandra Kacperczyk
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. She received her PhD in Management and Organizations from the University of Michigan. Her research is currently focused on talent management in the context of...
Track F - Corporate Strategy
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Sinziana Dorobantu
... is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at New York University Stern School of Business. Her research focuses on firms' sustainability and ...
Track G - Global Strategy
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Birgitte Grøgaard
...is a Professor at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway. Her research interests include multinational firm strategies, headquarter-subsidiary relations, integration challenges in multinationals, and...
Track H - Strategy Process
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Koen Heimeriks
...is Professor of Strategy at Warwick Business School. Previously, he was faculty at Copenhagen Business School, Rotterdam School of Management, and Tilburg University and he has also been visiting at Aalto, Carnegie Mellon University, and...
Track I - Knowledge and Innovation
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Myriam Mariani
... is a professor of applied economics at Bocconi University, where she is also the director of the MSc EMIT (Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology). She earned a PhD from ...
Track J - Strategy Practice
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Matthias Wenzel
...is Professor of Organization Studies at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Coeditor for Media Innovations of the Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Global Strategy Journal, and Rep-at-Large of the SMS Strategy Practice Interest Group...
Track K - Entrepreneurship and Strategy
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Elena Kulchina
...is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at North Carolina State University. Prior to joining NCSU, she was an Assistant Professor at Duke University. Her research examines what...
Track L - Strategic Human Capital
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Rocio Bonet
...is an associate professor in the area of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior at IE Business School, Madrid. She earned her PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research...
Track M - Stakeholder Strategy
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Jiao Luo
...is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Jiao's research is at the intersection of organization theory and non-market strategy. Building on the notion that...
Track N - Cooperative Strategies
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Denisa Mindruta
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at HEC Paris. She earned her PhD in strategic management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research examines how organizations and individuals within organizations...
Track O - Strategic Leadership and Governance
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David H. Zhu
... is Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship and Dean's Council of Distinguished Scholar at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. He builds on...
Track P - Behavioral Strategy
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Vibha Gaba
... is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD and The INSEAD Fellow in Memory of Erin Anderson. She is broadly interested in how organizations learn and how it impacts their ability to innovate and adapt especially in ...

Community Track Chairs

Track R - Research Methods Community
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Brent Goldfarb
...is the academic director for the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. In addition to...
Track T - Teaching Community
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Sabine Baumann
...is Professor for Business Administration in the College of Management, Information, Technology at Jade University in Germany. Before rejoining academia she worked for Bertelsmann, Germany’s largest media...