SMS

Conference Program Chairs

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Gregory R. Page
... is retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cargill, Inc. He served as Executive Director of Cargill from September 2015-August 2016, as Executive Chairman from December 2013 to September 2015...
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J Myles Shaver
...is Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota where he holds the Pond Family Chair in the Teaching and Advancement of Free Enterprise Principles. Myles’ research interests revolve around...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Strategic Management in 'Out of the Spotlight' Contexts
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Brian Wu
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy (with tenure) and Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He received his B.S. from Tsinghua University in China, M.Sc. from National University of Singapore, and Ph.D. from the Wharton School...
Theme B - Secrecy and Strategy
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Giada Di Stefano
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy at HEC Paris. Her general research interests are in the area of innovation, knowledge, and organizational learning. More specifically, she studies the creation and transfer of knowledge, with particular emphasis on the underlying behavioral mechanisms...
Theme C - Fostering Robust and Reliable Research in Strategic Management
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Gwendolyn Lee
...is the Chester C. Holloway Professor at the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business Administration. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley, and M.S. and B.S. degrees from the Massachusetts...

Interest Group Track Chairs

Track E - Competitive Strategy
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PuayKhoon Toh
... is an associate professor at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. He obtained his Ph.D in Strategy from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 2007. He studies technology strategy, focusing on how competition and appropriation issues influence ...
Track F - Corporate Strategy
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Mario Schijven
... is an assistant professor of business administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his Ph.D. from Tilburg University in the Netherlands. In his primary line of research, he builds on ...
Track G - Global Strategy
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Felipe Monteiro
... is an Affliate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, France and a Senior Fellow of The Wharton School Mack Institute for Innovation Management. Before joining INSEAD, he was a standing faculty member at ...
Track H - Strategy Process
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Frances Fabian
... has published articles in several leading journals including Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, and Management International Review. Review. Her main interest concentrates ...
Track I - Knowledge and Innovation
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Elena Novelli
...is Associate Professor of Strategy (Reader) at Cass Business School, City, University of London. Her research concerns the interdependence between firms’ decisions regarding their scope and boundaries and their ability...
Track J - Strategy Practice
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Shenghui Ma
...is a Senior Researcher and Lecturer in Strategy at the University of Zurich and a Visiting Associate at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. His research focuses on CEO succession, top management team dynamics, strategic change, and sensemaking...
Track K - Entrepreneurship and Strategy
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Aseem Kaul
...is Associate Professor of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. His research focuses primarily on the relationship between organizational boundary choices and...
Track L - Strategic Human Capital
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David Kryscynski
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy. His research explores how companies can realize competitive advantages through people. He seeks to systematically challenge assumptions...
Track M - Stakeholder Strategy
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Olga Hawn
...is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Distinguished Fellow at Kenan-Flagler Business School of University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She received her PhD in Strategy from Duke University...
Track N - Cooperative Strategies
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Isin Guler
...is Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has received her PhD from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania...
Track O - Strategic Leadership & Governance
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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...
Track P - Behavioral Strategy
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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...

Community Track Chairs

Track R - Research Methods Community
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Andreas Schwab
...is an Associate Professor and Dean's Fellow at Iowa State University. He studies organizational learning and innovation processes in dynamic environments...
Track T - Teaching Community
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Ronaldo Parente
...is the Ryder Eminent Scholar Fellow and Professor of Strategy and International Business at Florida International University. Dr. Parente is also a visiting scholar at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV-EBAPE) in Brazil. He has experience designing and teaching executive programs for C-level executives in Brazil and in Miami. Dr. Parente's research has been...