SMS

Conference Convenors

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Luiz Brito
..., is a full professor in the Operations Management Department at FGV-EAESP, acted as department Head from 2012 to 2014, and was appointed Dean in 2015. He published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers in Brazilian and International journals, acted as...
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Flavio Vasconcelos
...is currently the Dean of Escola Brasileira de Administração Pública e de Empresas at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (EBAPE/FGV). He holds a Ph.D in Business Administration from HEC-Paris. He also has a master’s degree in sociology from...

Program Chairs

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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 ...
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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...
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Francisco Polidoro
... is Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. in Strategy from the University of Michigan. His research focuses on the cooperative ...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Redefining Global Growth Strategies in a New Era of Protectionism
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Maria Tereza Fleury
... is Dean of Escola de Administração de Empresas da Fundação Getulio Vargas and was the former dean of the School of Economics, Business Administration and Accountancy FEA – USP for the period...
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William Newburry
... is an Associate Professor and SunTrust Bank Professor at Florida International University in the Department of Management and International Business. He was previously employed at Rutgers Business School ...
Theme B - Leveraging Growth through Collaboration Networks and Innovation Ecosystems
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Rahul Kapoor
... is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In his research, he studies firms’ value creation in the context of interdependent activities and technologies. His work has been published in the ...
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Fernando Suarez
...is the Jean C. Tempel Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University. Prior to this, he was at Boston University, where he founded the Strategy and Innovation Department and served as its Chair from 2008 to 2013...
Theme C - (Inclusive) Growth at the Intersection of Business Strategy and Public Policy
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Sergio Lazzarini
... is a Professor of Organization and Strategy at Insper Institute of Education and Research, a private business school in Brazil. He does research on ...
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Caterina Moschieri
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at IE Business School, in Madrid. She received her PhD in General Management from IESE Business School, Barcelona, and her university degree in Economics (DES) from Bocconi ...
Theme D - Beyond Commodities
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Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez
...is Full Professor of Management at Universidad EAFIT (Colombia). Maria-Alejandra is the Vice-President of Administration at the Academy of International Business (AIB) (2015-2018), coordinator of the Colombian universities in the virtual institute of the United Nations Conference...
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Luiz Mesquita
... is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, and has a Joint Appointment at Insper Institute of Education and Research, in São Paulo, Brazil. He received ...
Theme E - Teaching and Research Methods
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Jorge Carneiro
... is Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business at FGV São Paulo School of Business Administration (FGV/EAESP). Chair of the strategy division of ANPAD (the Brazilian Academy of Management). Former member (2011-2016) of the board of EIBA (European International Business Academy) and former member...
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Paulo Prochno
..is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, and Faculty Director for its evening MBA program. From 2010 to 2014, he was the associate chair of the department. Prior to joining the Smith School faculty in the Fall of...

Advisory Board

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Rajshree Agarwal
... is a Chaired Professor in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland. Her research interests focus on the implications of entrepreneurship and innovation for industry and firm evolution. Rajshree Agarwal's recent projects examine knowledge transfer through employee entrepreneurship/mobility, experience-based advantages in ...
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Gautam Ahuja
...is the Harvey C. Fruehauf Professor of Business Administration and Strategy at the University of Michigan. His research interests focus on competitive analysis, technology strategy, and the implications of globalization and the use of mergers, acquisitions...
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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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Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
...is a Professor of International Business and Strategy at Northeastern University. Before joining Northeastern he was a faculty member at the University of South Carolina and at the University of Minnesota...
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Yves Doz
...has helped executives and their companies develop and implement effective strategies that transcend inherent tensions and contradictions: Global vs. local in multinational innovations, value capture vs. value creation in alliances...
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Kathleen Eisenhardt
...is the S. W. Ascherman M.D. Professor and Co-director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program at Stanford University. She is the coauthor of "Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World" and "Competing on the Edge: Strategy...
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Javier Gimeno
...is Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, where he holds the Aon Dirk Verbeek Chair in International Risk and Strategic Management. He received a PhD in strategic management from Purdue University and a Licenciate degree...
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Melissa Graebner
...is an Associate Professor of Management at the University of Texas and an associate editor for Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Her research focuses on understanding social micro-processes in strategic contexts, particularly in the settings...
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Samina Karim
... is Associate Professor at Northeastern University’s D'Amore-McKim School of Business. Her research focuses on corporate restructuring and organization design, acquisitions and alliances, and innovation through reconfiguration and redeployment...
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Anita McGahan
...is Professor and Connell Chair in Management at the University of Toronto, where she is cross appointed to the Munk School of Global Affairs the Physiology Department of the Medical School. Anita McGahan is also...
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Margarethe Wiersema
...is the Dean’s Professorship in Strategic Management at the University of California, Irvine. She has an MBA and Ph.D. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Her research is focused on corporate strategy and corporate governance with more than 50 publications and over 9400 citations...