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Conference Program Chairs

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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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Paolo Boccardelli
...is a Professor of Management and Corporate Strategy. He teaches classes at the Master of Sciences, at the MBA, at the PhD in Management and to a large number of executive courses and master programs...
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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...
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Valentina Della Corte
... is an Associate Professor of Business Management at the University of Naples Federico II. She teaches Strategic Management and Marketing, Tourism Business Management, Revenue Management and Heritage Management and is the author...
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Devi Gnyawali
...is the Department Head and R. B. Pamplin Professor of Management in the Department of Management, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, USA. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board at the Umeå School of Business and Economics in Sweden. Dr. Gnyawali’s current research...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Building Entrepreneurial Communities That Create the Future
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Sharon Alvarez
... is the Thomas W. Olofson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh. She previously served as the ...
Theme B - Organizing to Innovate with Competitors
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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...
Theme C - Coopetition Strategy at the Crossroads: The Challenge of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
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Valentina Della Corte
... is an Associate Professor of Business Management at the University of Naples Federico II. She teaches Strategic Management and Marketing, Tourism Business Management, Revenue Management and Heritage Management and is the author...
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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...
Theme D - Coopetition and Innovation in Creative Industries
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Paolo Boccardelli
...is a Professor of Management and Corporate Strategy. He teaches classes at the Master of Sciences, at the MBA, at the PhD in Management and to a large number of executive courses and master programs...
Theme E - Coopetitive Ecosystem Dynamics: Emerging Trends and Opportunities
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Elias Carayannis
... is full professor of science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as co-founder and co-director of the Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute (GEFRI) and director of research on science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship...
Theme R - Research Methods
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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)...
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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...