Program Committee


Conference Program Chairs:

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Giovanni Battista Dagnino

... is Professor in the Department of Economics and Business of the University of Catania, Italy, where he is he is Coordinator of the PhD Program in Economics and Management. In addition, he is a faculty member...
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Rosario Faraci

... is Professor in the Department of Business Economics and Management of the University of Catania ...
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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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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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Program Track Chairs:

Track E: 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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Track F: 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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Track G: 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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Track H: 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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Track I: 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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Track J: 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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Track K: 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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Track L: Strategic Human Capital picture of David Lepak
David Lepak

... is Professor of Human Resource Management and Department Chair of the HRM department in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University ...
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Sunday Interest Group Session Leaders:

Competitive Strategy picture of Govert Vroom
Govert Vroom

... is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at IESE Business School in Barcelona. Prior to joining IESE, he served on the faculty at ...
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Corporate Strategy and Governance picture of Gerry Sanders
Gerry Sanders

... is Professor of strategic management at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Gerry Sanders was previously on the faculty of the Marriott School of Management ...
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Global Strategy picture of Charles Dhanaraj
Charles Dhanaraj

... is an Associate Professor of Management and Schmenner Faculty Fellow in International Business at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University ...
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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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Knowledge and Innovation picture of Mary-Anne Williams
Mary-Anne Williams

...holds a Research Chair at the University of Technology, Sydney and is Director of the Innovation and Enterprise Research Laboratory. She has a Masters of Laws and a PhD in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning...
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Robert Wright

... is an Associate Professor of Strategy at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a four time nominee for his University’s President’s Award for Excellence Performance (2013 for Teaching; 2011 and 2009 for Team Performance...
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Christoph Zott

...is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School in Barcelona, where he is also the Director of the MRM and Ph.D. Programs. His current research and teaching interests center on business model innovation, design thinking, entrepreneurial leadership, and private equity...
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William Hesterly

... is the Dumke Family Presidential Chair in Management at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah where he also serves as Associate Dean for Faculty and Research. His most recent research focuses on ...
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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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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:

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Jay Anand

... is the William H. Davis Chair and Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Strategy at the Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University. Prior to joining Fisher, he was faculty at the University of Michigan (Ross). He earned a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering ...
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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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Paper Competition Chairs:

SMS Best Conference Paper Committee Co-Chair picture of Rodolphe Durand
Rodolphe Durand

... the GDF-Suez professor of strategy at HEC-Paris. He is the MSc in Strategic Management’s Academic Director. On the aftermath of the crisis, he launched the ‘Society and Organizations’ Research Center at HEC-Paris ...
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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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Best Conference PhD Paper Prize Co-Chair picture of Pamela Barr
Pamela Barr

...is Professor of Strategic Management and Department Chair at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Her research interests center on strategy formulation and strategic adaptation and change...
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Best Conference PhD Paper Prize Co-Chair picture of Tomi Laamanen
Tomi Laamanen

...is Chaired Professor of Strategic Management, Director of the Institute of Management, Director of the PhD Program of Management, and Academic Director of the Strategy and International Management Master (SIM) Program of the University of St.Gallen. He holds two D.Sc. degrees; one in Strategy and one in Finance....
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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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