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Conference Program Chairs

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Russell Coff
... is the UW Foundation Chairman Orr Bascom Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research explores the role of knowledge-based assets in creating and sustaining competitive advantage. Thus, he studies dilemmas associated with human capital such as mobility, retention in M&A, rent appropriation, and organizational design under uncertainty..
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Nicolai Foss
... is the Rodolfo Debenedetti Chaired Professor (“Ordinario”) of Entrepreneurship at the Bocconi University, Milano. He was a professor at the Copenhagen Business School until 2016...
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Alfonso Gambardella
... is Professor of Corporate Management at Bocconi University. His research focuses on technology strategy ...
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Patrick Wright
... is Thomas C. Vandiver Bicentennial Chair in the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining USC he has served on the faculties at Cornell University, Texas A&M University and the University of Notre Dame. Patrick Wright teaches, conducts research, and consults in the area of ...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Strategic Human Capital and Human Resource Management
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Rebecca Kehoe
... is an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management at Rutgers University. She received her Ph.D. from Cornell University. Rebecca conducts research examining the interplay of human capital, social capital, and organizational ...
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Heli Wang
...is an Associate Professor in Management at Singapore Management University. Prior to joining SMU, she was at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her research focuses on motivation issues in the resource-based view...
Theme B - Management Practices and Organizational Design
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Massimo Colombo
...is a Full Professor of Innovation Economics, Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Finance at Milan Polytechnic. His main research interests are in the organization, financing and growth of high-tech entrepreneurial ventures, the economics of organizational design, strategic alliances...
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Nils Stieglitz
... is a Professor of Strategy and the Head of the Management Department at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in Germany. Prior to joining Frankfurt School in 2012, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Marburg and was subsequently...
Theme C - Research Methodology
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Sharon Belenzon
...is an associate professor of strategy at the Duke University, Fuqua School of Business. He studies how market frictions affect firms’ structure, innovation and competitive advantage. Specifically, he studies the extent...
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Michael S. Dahl
...is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behavior at the Department of Management, Aarhus University, Denmark. He holds a PhD in Industrial Economics from Aalborg University, Denmark. Previously...
Theme D - Entrepreneurship and Top-Management Teams
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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...
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Martin Ganco
... is an Associate Professor in the Management and Human Resources department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a principal in the Initiative for Studies in Transformational Entrepreneurship (INSITE Cluster Initiative). His research interests ...

Advisory Board

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Jay Barney
...is a Presidential Professor of Strategic Management and Pierre Lassonde Chair of Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Utah. He previously served as the Professor of Management and held the Chase Chair for Excellence in Corporate Strategy...
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Arnaldo Camuffo
...is a Professor of Business Organization at Bocconi University. He has served as a visiting professor at a number of universities around the world including Industrial Performance Center of MIT...
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Barry Gerhart
... is Professor of Management and Human Resources and the Bruce R. Ellig Distinguished Chair in Pay and Organizational Effectiveness, School of Business, University of Wisconsin–Madison. He has served as department chair or area coordinator at Cornell, Vanderbilt, and Wisconsin. Barry Gerhart’s research interests include ...
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Anna Grandori
... is Full Professor of Business Organization at Bocconi University, she has been visiting professor in various universities in Europe and the US (e.g. NYU, Stanford, Chicago, Copenhagen BS, Zurich, Tilburg); Director and ...
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Tobias Kretschmer
... is Professor of Strategy, Technology and Organization at the University of Munich and Dean of the Munich School of Management. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London...
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Anthony Nyberg
...is a Professor at the University of South Carolina who teaches Negotiations, Rewards, and Research Methods. His research examines how organizations compete through people, specifically the strategic role of pay in the attraction, emergence, retention, and motivation of human capital resources...
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John Van Reenen
...is a Professor of Economics and the Director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. His research has pioneered innovative ways of measuring management practices and their performance effects. It has been published ...
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Todd Zenger
...is the Robert and Barbara Frick Professor of Business Strategy at the Olin Business School of Washington University where he serves as Area Chair in Strategy, and has previously served as Senior Associate Dean, and Chair of the tenured faculty...