Program Committee


Conference Program Chairs:

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Marjorie Lyles

... is OneAmerica Chair in Business Administration and Professor of International Strategic Management at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Marjorie Lyles’ research addresses ...
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Jeffrey Reuer

... is the Guggenheim Endowed Chair and Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado. He is a Fellow of the SMS and the first recipient of the SMS Emerging Scholar Award. He is an Associate Editor of ...
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Program Track Chairs:

Track A: Environmental Realities picture of Africa Ariño
Africa Ariño

....is Professor of Strategic Management at IESE Business School, University of Navarra (Spain). She serves as Academic Director of the Research Centre on Globalization and Strategy at IESE, and served in the past as Deputy Dean for Faculty...
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Track B: External Relationships picture of Dovev Lavie
Dovev Lavie

...is a Full Professor and Vice Dean of MBA Programs at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion. He earned his Ph.D. in Management at the Wharton School and served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin...
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Track C: Internal Organization picture of Henk Volberda
Henk Volberda

... is a professor of strategic management and business policy at the Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). His work...
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Track D: General picture of Catherine Maritan
Catherine Maritan

... is an Associate Professor at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. She received a Ph.D. in strategic management from Purdue University, has held visiting appointments at Dartmouth College and Purdue, and served on the faculty of SUNY Buffalo. Her research on how firms develop and use capabilities has been ...
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Track E: Competitive Strategy picture of Gianmario Verona
Gianmario Verona

... is Professor of Management in the department of Management and Technology at Bocconi University. He is currently a visiting faculty member at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and has...
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Track F: Corporate Strategy and Governance picture of Mason A Carpenter
Mason A Carpenter

... is Professor and holds the M. Keith Weikel Chair in Leadership at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He researches corporate governance ...
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Track G: Global Strategy picture of Björn Ambos
Björn Ambos

...is a Chaired Professor of Strategic Management and Director at the Institute of Management of the University of St. Gallen. He previously held positions at the University of Edinburgh...
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Track H: Strategy Process picture of Christoph Lechner
Christoph Lechner

...is a Chaired Professor of Strategic Management at the University of St. Gallen. He is Director of its Institute of Management, Academic Director of its PhD Program in "Strategy & Management", and Head of its Excellence Initiative on "Responsible Corporate Competitiveness"...
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Track I: Knowledge and Innovation picture of Maurizio Zollo
Maurizio Zollo

...the Dean’s Chaired Professor in Strategy and Sustainability at the Management and Technology department of Bocconi University, and director of the Center for Research in Organization and Management (CROMA). He also has a part-time chair appointment at the Vienna School of Economics...
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Track J: The Practice of Strategy picture of Véronique Ambrosini
Véronique Ambrosini

... is Professor of Management (Strategic Management) at Monash University (Australia). She was previously a Professor of Management at the University of Birmingham and at Cardiff University (UK). Her research is carried out taking essentially a resource-based...
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Track K: Entrepreneurship and Strategy picture of David Deeds
David Deeds

... is currently The Schulze Chair in Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas and the Director of the Morrison Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He has held faculty positions at The University of Texas ...
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Sunday Interest Group Session Leaders:

Competitive Strategy picture of Michael Leiblein
Michael Leiblein

...is an Associate Professor at Ohio State University. His research examines relationships between aspects of economic exchanges, organization, and persistent heterogeneity in technical & financial performance. His research has ...
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Corporate Strategy and Governance picture of Robert Wiseman
Robert Wiseman

... is a professor and the Eli Broad Legacy Fellow of Management at the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University ...
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Global Strategy picture of Anil Gupta
Anil Gupta

... is the INSEAD Chaired Professor of Strategy and is based at the Institute’s campus in Singapore. He is also the Michael Dingman Chair in Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship ...
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Strategy Process picture of Bill Wooldridge
Bill Wooldridge

... is Professor of Strategic Management at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His research ...
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Knowledge and Innovation picture of Sharon Matusik
Sharon Matusik

...is a Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado. Her research focuses on knowledge intensive and entrepreneurial firms. For example, she had looked at topics such as how markets value innovation activities...
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Practice of Strategy picture of Sotirios Paroutis
Sotirios Paroutis

... is Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Warwick Business School, United Kingdom. His research covers topics at the intersections of strategy practice and process such as: discourse, tools and cognition, strategy directors, workshops...
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Entrepreneurship and Strategy picture of MB Sarkar
MB Sarkar

...is Professor of Strategy & Innovation and the Stauffer Research Fellow at the Fox School of Business, Temple University...
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SMS Teaching Initiative:

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Paul Friga

... is an Associate Professor at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he teaches courses in ...
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Co-coordinator picture of Idalene Kesner
Idalene Kesner

... is the Associate Dean for Faculty & Research and the Frank P. Popoff Chair of Strategic Management at Indiana University’s (IU’s) Kelley School of Business...
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Doctoral Workshop & Best Paper Chairs:

Doctoral Workshop Co-Chair picture of Pierre Dussauge
Pierre Dussauge

... is a Professor of Strategic Management at HEC-Paris. He is a graduate of HEC and earned a PhD. in management science from the Paris-Dauphine University ...
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Doctoral Workshop Co-Chair picture of Joseph Mahoney
Joseph Mahoney

... earned his BA, MA, and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, with a doctorate in Business Economics from Wharton. He joined the College of Business ...
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SMS Best Conference Paper Committee Co-Chair picture of Africa Ariño
Africa Ariño

....is Professor of Strategic Management at IESE Business School, University of Navarra (Spain). She serves as Academic Director of the Research Centre on Globalization and Strategy at IESE, and served in the past as Deputy Dean for Faculty...
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SMS Best Conference Paper Committee Co-Chair picture of Robert Nixon
Robert Nixon

... is the Associate Dean for Masters Programs and holds the Fischer Chair in Family Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at the University of Louisville ...
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SMS Best Conference Paper for Practical Implications Chair picture of Duncan Angwin
Duncan Angwin

...is Associate Professor in Strategic Management at University of Warwick, England. He is Visiting Professor at several leading Universities and currently Chair of the panel of judges for the Management Consultancies Association, London...
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Best Conference PhD Paper Prize Chair picture of Margarethe Wiersema
Margarethe Wiersema

... holds the Dean’s Professorship in Management at the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. Her research underscores the importance of senior management ...
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