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Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship and Deputy Dean of Executive Education at London Business School. Renowned author and one of the world's most influential management thinkers
Julian Birkinshaw is Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Deputy Dean at the London Business School. He is a Fellow of: the British Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences, the Advanced Institute of Management Research (UK), and the Academy of International Business. He has been awarded Honorary Doctorate degrees by the Stockholm School of Economics (2009) and Copenhagen Business School (2018).
Professor Birkinshaw’s main area of expertise is in the strategy and organisation of large corporations, and specifically such issues as innovation, corporate entrepreneurship, strategic agility and headquarters-subsidiary relationships. An acclaimed expert on innovation, entrepreneurship, and renewal in large corporations, he is the author of fourteen books, including Fast/Forward, Becoming a Better Boss, Reinventing Management, and Giant Steps in Management, and over ninety articles in such journals as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Strategic Management Journal and Academy of Management Journal.
Ranked by Thinkers50 as one of the most influential management thinkers in the world, Professor Birkinshaw is regularly quoted in international media outlets, including CNN, BBC, The Economist, the Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, Bloomberg Business Week and The Times; and speaks regularly at business conferences across the world