Conference Committee

Program Chairs

picture of Sharon Alvarez
Sharon Alvarez the Walter Koch Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. She previously served as an Associate Professor of entrepreneurship and management, and the Academic Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the Max M. Fisher...

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Donald Bergh the Louis D. Beaumont Chair of Business Administration and Professor of Management at the University of Denver. He previously held positions at Penn State, Cornell, Purdue, and regularly visits University College Dublin...

picture of Sharon Matusik
Sharon Matusik 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...

Conference Theme Track Chairs

Track A: Search of Unifying Frameworks picture of Thomas Brush
Thomas Brush

... is Professor of Management at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. His research focuses on corporate strategy and manufacturing strategy topics. His current research interests examine the disintermediation of existing business models...

Track B: Strategy Implementation and Organizational Change picture of Inger Stensaker
Inger Stensaker

... is Professor in Strategic Change at NHH Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen and Director for the FOCUS Research Program at SNF The Center for Applied Research. She is the Past Chair of the Organization Development and Change (ODC) Division of the Academy...

Track C: Learning from NGOs, nonprofits, family firms and beyond picture of Carlo Salvato
Carlo Salvato

... is an associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, where he is a fellow of CRIOS Research Center. He obtained a PhD in business administration and management from Bocconi University...

Track D: Beyond Scholarship and Practice picture of Subramanian Rangan
Subramanian Rangan

... received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. His current work explores the evolution of capitalism and in particular how enterprises are reconciling performance with...

Interest Group Track Chairs

Track E: Competitive Strategy picture of Samina Karim
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 of resources...

Track F: Corporate Strategy picture of Douglas Miller
Douglas Miller

... is an Associate Professor at Rutgers University. He has published several articles on corporate strategy in Strategic Management Journal and Academy of Management Journal. His research examines...

Track G: Global Strategy picture of Ronaldo Parente
Ronaldo Parente

... is associate professor at Florida International University. His research interests include global strategy, multinational management in emerging economies, outsourcing and global supply chains, and knowledge management ...

Track H: Strategy Process picture of Adelaide King
Adelaide King

... is an Associate Professor at the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. She specializes in strategic management, with a particular interest in the influence of executive psychology and cognition on how competitive...

Track I: Knowledge and Innovation picture of Anu Wadhwa
Anu Wadhwa

... is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Imperial College, London. Previously, she was on the faculty of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. Anu’s research examines patterns and processes of entrepreneurship...

Track J: Strategy Practice picture of Martin Friesl
Martin Friesl

... is a Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management at Lancaster University Management School and Deputy Director of the MSc in International Business. Martin’s research focuses on strategy implementation and the development, change ...

Track K: Entrepreneurship and Strategy picture of Igor Filatotchev
Igor Filatotchev an Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise and Professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy at Cass Business School, City University London. He is also a Visiting Professor at Vienna University of Economics and Business ...

Track L: Strategic Human Capital picture of Deepak Somaya
Deepak Somaya

... is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and the Steven and Christy King Faculty Fellow at the College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also holds courtesy appointments in the College of Law and the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois. Deepak Somaya received ...

Track M: Stakeholder Strategy picture of Doug Bosse
Doug Bosse

... is Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Robins School of Business at University of Richmond. He received his Ph.D. from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Doug Bosse’s work appears ...

Track N: Cooperative Strategies picture of Laura Poppo
Laura Poppo

... is the Edmund P. Learned Professorship in Business at the University of Kansas. She received her PhD from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and has been on the faculty of Washington University and Virginia...

Track O: Strategic Leadership and Governance picture of Vincent Barker
Vincent Barker

... is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management and Carl A. Scupin Faculty Fellow at the School of Business of the University of Kansas in the USA. His research examines strategic leadership, strategic change and innovation...

Track P: Behavioral Strategy picture of Rhonda Reger
Rhonda Reger Professor of Management at the University of Tennesse and a member of the Management and Organizations Faculty at the University of Maryland (on leave). She previously held positions at Arizona State and Illinois-Chicago. Her research, which adopts a cognitive perspective to better understand competitive...

Conference Special Track Chairs

Track R: Research Methods picture of Karen Schnatterly
Karen Schnatterly an Associate Professor at the Trulaske College of Business and the Emma S. Hibbs Distinguished Professor, University of Missouri. Her areas of expertise include white-collar crime’s antecedents and outcomes, and corporate governance’s influence...

Track T: Teaching picture of David King
David King

... is Associate Professor of Management at Iowa State University. Dave holds a doctoral degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, with emphasis in strategic management, entrepreneurship and research methods ...

Track X: Executive Discoveries Series

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Laura B. Cardinal the SmartState Endowed Chair and Director for the Center for Innovation and Commercialization at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Previously, Laura was a faculty member at Tulane University, where she served as Director of the Burkenroad Institute for the Study of Ethics and Leadership...

  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...

Sunday Interest Group Session Leaders

Competitive Strategy picture of Kira Fabrizio
Kira Fabrizio

... is Assistant Professor of Strategy & Innovation at Boston University’s School of Management. Kira Fabrizio’s research focuses on the intersection between firm strategy and public policy as it relates to innovation...

Corporate Strategy picture of Jerayr Haleblian
Jerayr Haleblian

... is an Associate Professor at the University of California-Riverside, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. His research focuses on strategic ...

Global Strategy picture of Alex Eapen
Alex Eapen

... earned his doctoral degree from Tilburg University, The Netherlands, and is currently a senior lecturer in strategy and international business at the Research School of Management at Australian National University. His research...

Strategy Process picture of J Ignacio Canales
J Ignacio Canales

... is a Reader in Strategy at the Adam Smith Business School in the University of Glasgow. His research interests in strategy process focuses on asymmetric relationships between managers as they interact to formulate...

Knowledge and Innovation picture of Charles Williams
Charles Williams a strategy scholar at Bocconi University with an interest in how people, structure, and experience affect the process of change in firms. He has studied how firms adapt their knowledge while expanding abroad, how...

Strategy Practice picture of Stephanie Dameron
Stephanie Dameron

... is Professor of Strategic Management at Paris Dauphine University where she chairs the Organizational and Strategic Intelligence department. Embedded in international academic networks, she joined the editorial board of ...

Entrepreneurship and Strategy picture of Martin Ganco
Martin Ganco

... is an Associate Professor in the Management and Human Resources department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a principal in the Initiative for Studies in Transformational Entrepreneurship (INSITE Cluster Initiative). His research interests ...

Strategic Human Capital picture of Shad Morris
Shad Morris

... is the Georgia White Fellow and Assistant Professor of Leadership and Strategy at the Marriott School, Brigham Young University. Prior to joining BYU, Shad Morris was at The Ohio State University for five years...

Stakeholder Strategy picture of Donald Lange
Donald Lange an Associate Professor of Management and the Lincoln Professor of Management Ethics in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and has been with ASU since 2006. His research interests include individual- and...

Cooperative Strategy picture of Ha Hoang
Ha Hoang

... is Professor in the Management Department at ESSEC Business School, located in Paris, France and Singapore (PhD University of California-Berkeley). Her research interests focus on strategic alliances, the determinants ...

Strategic Leadership and Governance picture of Craig Crossland
Craig Crossland

... is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 2008. His research examines senior executives and their effect on organizational ...

Behavioral Strategy 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...

Teaching picture of Vijaya Narapareddy
Vijaya Narapareddy

... holds a Ph.D., from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Currently, she is Associate Professor and Fellow of Institute of Enterprise Ethics, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, where she teaches traditional and online courses in...

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