Lourdes Sosa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science. She studies technology strategy and innovation management. In particular, she focuses on the competitive dynamics of the R&D races that ensue through technological discontinuities, that is, through periods of creative destruction. Lourdes Sosa has researched biotechnology's impact on the anticancer drug market extensively. She is currently examining pharmaceutical innovation in emerging markets, especially Latin America, and competition in the psychotherapeutic drug market. She has published in Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, among others, and is presently a member of the Editorial Board for the Academy of Management Journal. She holds a PhD from MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from ITESM Mexico.