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Conference Program Chairs

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Susan Black
... is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada’s leading independent applied research organization. Since 2018, she has led a successful transformation at The Conference Board of Canada and has focused its efforts on providing rigorous research insights to ...
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Susan Christoffersen
... is the Dean at Rotman, and the William A. Downe BMO Chair, Professor of Finance. From 2015 to 2020, Professor Christoffersen served as the Vice-Dean, Undergraduate and Specialized programs. Her research focuses on...
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Andreas Schotter
...is an Associate Professor of International Business at the Ivey Business School. He holds the F.W.P. Jones Faculty Fellowship. He is also a John H. Dunning Fellow at Henley Business School in the UK and an Adjunct Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and...
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Alain Verbeke
... is a Professor of International Business Strategy and holds the McCaig Research Chair in Management at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. He was previously the Director of the MBA program...

Theme Track Chairs

Theme A - Economic Systems
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Stav Fainshmidt
...is an Associate Professor at Ivey Business School. His research focuses on institutional context and...
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Olga Petricevic
...is an Associate Professor holding a Joint Appointment in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Area and Strategy & Global Management Area at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. She received her PhD degree in Strategic Management from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at...
Theme B - Organizational Structures
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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...
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Becky Reuber
...is Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman. Her research focuses on the growth strategies of entrepreneurial organizations, including internationalization, opportunity creation...
Theme C - Business Models
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Preet Aulakh
...is Professor of Strategy and the Pierre Lassonde Chair in International Business at the Schulich School of Business, York University. His research on ...
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Anthony Goerzen
...earned his PhD from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. His primary research interests center on the strategic management of firms competing in international markets with a focus on the...
Theme D - Integrating Processes and Practices
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Victor Cui
...Excellence Chair, Associate Professor (Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Global Strategy), Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, University of Waterloo. His current research focuses on the development, acquisition, commercialization, and...
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Denis Grégoire
...is Professor of entrepreneurship at HEC Montréal where he holds the Rogers–J.-A. Bombardier Chair of Entrepreneurship. His research centers on the cognitive processes that support the identification of new venture ideas, entrepreneurs’ internationalization choices, and ...

Interest Group Track Chairs

Track E - Competitive Strategy
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Olga Hawn
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Faculty Director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Sustainability Distinguished Fellow at the Kenan-Flagler Business School...
Track F - Corporate Strategy
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Arkadiy Sakhartov
...is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Gies College of Business of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an Academic Co-director of the Hoeft Technology and Management Program. Arkadiy received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management at...
Track G - Global Strategy
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Esther Tippmann
... is Professor of Strategy, Leadership and Change and Head of the Management Discipline at National University of Ireland Galway. Before joining NUI Galway, she was a faculty member at University College Dublin and ...
Track H - Strategy Process
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Carlo Salvato
... is a Full Professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, where he is a fellow of the ICRIOS Research Center. He obtained a PhD in business administration and management from ...
Track I - Knowledge and Innovation
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Elizabeth Altman
...is an assistant professor of management at the Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell. She is also Guest Editor, Future of the Workforce at MIT Sloan Management Review. She has...
Track J - Strategy Practice
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J Ignacio Canales
...is a Professor of Management at the business school of the University of Aberdeen. Previously he held posts as Professor, Reader and Senior Lecturer in Strategy at the Adam Smith Business School in...
Track K - Entrepreneurship and Strategy
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Gary Dushnitsky
...is an Associate Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship at London Business School. He also serves as a Senior Fellow at The Mack Institute for Innovation Management at The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). Gary's work focuses on...
Track L - Strategic Human Capital
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Matthew Bidwell
... is an Associate Professor in Wharton’s Management Department. His research examines different aspects of how people are matched to jobs, including the balance between hiring and internal development, how talent flows between organizations, the ...
Track M - Stakeholder Strategy
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Mark DesJardine
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Mark's research focuses on unpacking how financial markets shape the sustainability of companies. His work has been published in leading academic journals, including ...
Track N - Cooperative Strategies
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Nicholas Argyres
... is Vernon W. and Marion K. Professor of Strategy at the Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis ...
Track O - Strategic Leadership and Governance
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Guoli Chen
...is a 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, corporate development and...
Track P - Behavioral Strategy
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Daniella Laureiro-Martínez
...works at ETH Zurich (CH) where she is the director of the COLAB, a research group that studies the cognitive antecedents of adaptive behavior in environments that change. They rely on....

Community Track Chairs

Track R - Research Methods Community
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Anne Jacqueminet
...is Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and Technology of Bocconi University. She received her PhD in Strategic Management from HEC Paris. Her research looks at...
Track T - Teaching Community
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Felipe Monteiro
...is a Senior Affiliate 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...