Professor of Management and Organizations
Mary Jacoby Faculty Fellow
Melissa A. Schilling is the John Herzog Chair Professor of Management at NYU Stern. She received her Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in strategic management from the University of Washington.
Professor Schilling’s research focuses on innovation and strategy in high technology industries such as smartphones, video games, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, electric vehicles, and renewable energies. She is particularly interested in platform dynamics, networks, creativity, and breakthrough innovation. Her textbook, Strategic Management of Technological Innovation, is the number one innovation strategy text in the world. She is also coauthor of Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach.
Her research in innovation and strategy has earned her awards such as the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award, and the Best Paper in Management Science and Organization Science for 2007 Award. Read her full bio.
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