Bruno Cassiman (Ph.D. 1996, Northwestern University) is Professor of Strategy at the Strategic Management Department of IESE Business School in Barcelona and the Herman Daems Chair of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation at the University of Leuven in Belgium.

His research interests have centered on the economics of strategy and innovation with a particular focus on the connections between science and industry in the innovation process.  His work has been published in several of the leading Economics and Management journals including The American Economic Review, Management Science, Industrial and Corporate Change, Strategic Organization, The European Economic Review, The International Journal of Industrial Organization, The Journal of International Business Studies and, Research Policy. Furthermore, he is the department editor of the Business Strategy department at Management Science and member of the editorial board of Strategic Organization, European Management Review and the Review of Economics and Business. Formerly, he was co-editor of the Spanish Economic Review, and on the editorial boards of the Journal of the European Economic Association and the Journal of Industrial Economics.

He co-edited a book on the relation between mergers and acquisitions and innovation (M&A and Innovation: The Innovation Impact, Edward Elgar 2006) and has been a consultant to the European Commission, the Belgian, Flemish and Catalan governments on matters of innovation policy and to several companies on matters of (innovation) strategy.

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