Conference Committee


Program Chair picture of Jose de la Torre
Jose de la Torre

... is Professor Emertitus at Florida International University where he held the J.K. Batten Eminent Scholar Chair in Strategy and was the Founding Dean of the Alvah H. Chapman Graduate School of Business from July 2002 until December 2007...
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Assoc. Program Chair picture of Aya Chacar
Aya Chacar

...is the Kauffman Associate Professor of Management and International Business at Florida International University. ...
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Conference Theme Track Chairs


Track A: Institutions and Strategy picture of Bennet Zelner
Bennet Zelner

...is an Associate Professor of Logistics, Business and Public Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. He studies two related topics at the intersection of strategic...
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Track B: Strategy in a Multi-Polar World picture of Seung Ho Park
Seung Ho Park

...is President of the SKOLKOVO Institute for Emerging Market Studies and Chair Professor of Strategy at Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO...
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Track C: Emerging Market Multinationals 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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Track D: Data and Research Methods 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 ...
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Interest Group Track Chairs


Track E: 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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Track F: 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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Track G: Global Strategy picture of Ram Mudambi
Ram Mudambi

... is Professor and Perelman Senior Research Fellow at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Previously he served at Case Western Reserve University, University of Reading and University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and as...
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Track H: Strategy Process 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...
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Track I: 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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Track J: Strategy Practice picture of Robert Wright
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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Track K: Entrepreneurship and Strategy picture of Christoph Zott
Christoph Zott

... is Professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School in Barcelona. His current research centers on business model innovation, the acquisition and mobilization of resources ...
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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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Track M: Stakeholder Strategy picture of Maurizio Zollo
Maurizio Zollo

...is 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 ...
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Track N: General Track picture of Donald Hatfield
Donald Hatfield

... is an Associate Professor at Virginia Tech University. His research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Industrial Economics ...
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Sunday Interest Group Session Leaders:

Competitive Strategy picture of Glenn Hoetker
Glenn Hoetker

...is Dean's Council of 100 Distinguished Scholar and Associate Professor at Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business. His research sits at the intersection of strategy, globalization and innovation...
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Corporate Strategy and Governance picture of Parthiban David
Parthiban David

... is an Associate Professor and holds the Collins Chair in Strategy at the Kogod School of Business in American University in Washington, D.C., ...
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Global Strategy picture of Timothy Devinney
Timothy Devinney

...is University Leadership Professor in International Business at University of Leeds. He has held positions at the University of Chicago, Vanderbilt, UCLA and ...
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Strategy Process picture of Tomi Laamanen
Tomi Laamanen

... is a Chaired Professor of Strategic Management and Director at the Institute of Management of the University of St. Gallen. Prior to his present position he was Professor of Strategic Management and Director of the Institute...
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Knowledge and Innovation picture of Gabriel Szulanski
Gabriel Szulanski

...is Professor of Strategy at INSEAD Singapore. His research focuses on the exploitation of knowledge assets, such as the transfer of best practices, and on the making of strategy. He is best known for his work on Stickiness and...
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Strategy Practice picture of Timo Santalainen
Timo Santalainen

...career concept is a combination of academia, business and consulting. His previous academic positions include professorships at Thunderbird ...
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Entrepreneurship and Strategy picture of Christopher Tucci
Christopher Tucci

... is Professor of Management of Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, where he holds the Chair in Corporate Strategy & Innovation...
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Strategic Human Capital picture of Patrick Wright
Patrick Wright

...is the William J. Conaty GE Professor of Strategic Human Resources in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University...
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Stakeholder Strategy picture of Jeffrey Harrison
Jeffrey Harrison

... is the W. David Robbins Chair of Strategic Management at the Robins School of Business, University of Richmond...
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SMS Teaching Initiative:

Coordinator picture of Paul Friga
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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Doctoral Workshop:

Co-chair picture of Jay Anand
Jay Anand

... is Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Strategy at the Ohio State University. Previously, he was faculty at Michigan and Ivey. He was educated at the Indian Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton). His research addresses ...
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Co-chair picture of Jaeyong Song
Jaeyong Song

...received his Ph.D. at the Wharton School. Before joining Seoul National University (SNU), he was a professor at Columbia and Yonsei. He serves as vice president of Korea Academy Society of Business Administration (KASBA) and president of Association of Korean Management Scholars. He won best dissertation Awards from...
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Paper Competition Chairs:

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

... is the GDF-Suez professor of strategy at HEC-Paris. He is the MSc in Strategic Management’s Academic Director ...
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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 and Interim Chair of the Department of Managerial Sciences at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia U.S.A. Her research interests include strategy formulation, strategic change and...
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Best Conference PhD Paper Prize Co-Chair picture of Tomi Laamanen
Tomi Laamanen

... is a Chaired Professor of Strategic Management and Director at the Institute of Management of the University of St. Gallen. Prior to his present position he was Professor of Strategic Management and Director of the Institute...
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