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Conference Program Chairs

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Rodolphe Durand
... is the HEC Foundation Chaired Professor of Strategy at HEC-Paris and the academic director of the Society and Organizations Center which he launched in 2009. Rodolphe’s primary research interests concern ...
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Ha Hoang
... is Professor in the Management Department at ESSEC Business School, located in Paris, France and Singapore (PhD University of California-Berkeley). Her research interests focus on strategic alliances, the determinants ...
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Andrew Shipilov
...is a Professor of Strategy and the John H Loudon Chair of International Management at INSEAD. In 2014, Professor Shipilov received an Emerging Scholar Award from the Strategic Management Society...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Political and Stakeholder Strategies for the Era of De-Globalization
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Witold Henisz
...is the Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management in Honor of Russell E. Palmer, former Managing Director at The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. His research examines the impact of political hazards on international investment strategy...
Theme B - The Promise of Digital to Address Global Challenges
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Youngjin Yoo
...is the Elizabeth M. and William C. Treuhaft Professor in Entrepreneurship and Professor of Information Systems at the department of Design & Innovation at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University...
Theme C - International Governance in Companies
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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...
Theme D - Sharing the Gains of Globalization
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Johanna Mair
...is Professor for Organization, Strategy and Leadership at the Hertie School of Governance. Her research focuses on how novel organisational and institutional arrangements generate economic and social development...

Interest Group Track Chairs

Track E - Competitive Strategy
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Emilie Feldman
...is an Associate Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, where she studied Economics and...
Track F - Corporate Strategy
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Guoli Chen
...is Associate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD. His research focuses on the influence of CEOs, executives, and boards of directors on firms’ strategic choices and organizational outcomes. He is interested in firm growth, organizational renewal, and corporate development and...
Track G - Global Strategy
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Liena Kano
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Global Management at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Canada, and the Alan M. Rugman Visiting Fellow at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. Her research...
Track H - Strategy Process
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Jorge Walter
...is a professor and Ave Tucker fellow at the George Washington University School of Business, where he teaches the strategic management capstone courses in the undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA programs, as well as Ph.D. seminars on strategic management and social networks. He is...
Track I - Knowledge and Innovation
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Marie Louise Mors
... is Professor of Strategic and International Management at the Copenhagen Business School. Previously she was on the faculty in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. She completed her PhD in Management at INSEAD...
Track J - Strategy Practice
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Krsto Pandza
... is Professor in Strategy and Innovation at Leeds University Business School. His research links the domains of strategic management, technology and innovation management, manufacturing strategy, and R&D policy. He strives ...
Track K - Entrepreneurship and Strategy
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Balagopal Vissa
...is Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD. His research sheds light on the people side of entrepreneurship and family business - such as new venture teams, entrepreneurial networks, corporate governance and family business groups - particularly in the context of emerging markets. He has published...
Track L - Strategic Human Capital
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Rebecca Kehoe
... is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Studies at Cornell University. Prior to joining the faculty at Cornell, she served on the faculty of Rutgers University. Her research brings a strategic human resource management perspective to the interplay of human capital and ...
Track M - Stakeholder Strategy
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Jonathan Bundy
... is an Assistant Professor of Management in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, having previously served on faculty at Penn State University. In his research, Prof. Bundy takes a behavioral approach ...
Track N - Cooperative Strategies
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Giovanni Battista Dagnino
...is Chair of Management and Professor of Digital Strategy at the University of Rome LUMSA, Palermo Campus, Italy. Prior to joining LUMSA, he has spent over 20 years at the University of Catania...
Track O - Strategic Leadership and Governance
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Scott Graffin
... is the Synovus Chair in Servant Leadership & Professor of Strategic Management 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 ...
Track P - Behavioral Strategy
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William Ocasio
...is the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University His research combines the Carnegie School tradition in strategy and organizations, with a focus on culture, cognition,...

Community Track Chairs

Track R - Research Methods Community
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Trevis Certo
... is Department Chair and the Jerry B. and Mary Anne Chapman Professor of Business in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ...
Track T - Teaching Community
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Patricia Gorman
...is the Managing Director of the Goff Strategic Leadership Center at the Eccles School at the University of Utah, where she also teaches strategy. As a consultant, professor and author, Patricia helps individuals and organizations build strategic leadership skills...

Sunday Interest Group Session Leaders

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 a professor of strategy at Cass Business School, City, University of London. Her research concerns the interdependence between firms’ decisions regarding their scope and the boundaries of their knowledge. Her work has been published on academic journals including the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Annals, Organization Science and Research Policy ...
Track J - Strategy Practice
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Shenghui Ma
... is an Associate Professor at the Fudan University School of Management. He was 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 and 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...
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...