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Andrew Shipilov

Professor of Strategy

Biography

Andrew Shipilov is a Professor of Strategy and the John H Loudon Chair of International Management at INSEAD. In 2014, Professor Shipilov received a prestigious Emerging Scholar Award from the Strategic Management Society. He is an expert in the areas of strategy, innovation, and networks. His current academic research examines how social networks, strategic alliances, and partnerships affect firm's competitive advantage.

His newest book is Network Advantage: How to Unlock Value from Your Alliances and Partnerships. He has a blog on Networks and Innovation.

At INSEAD, Professor Shipilov teaches and directs Executive Education programmes on competitive strategy, collaborative strategy, and Blue Ocean Strategy. From 2010, he is an Academic Director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy open programme. Andrew Shipilov is directing Building Digital Partnerships and Ecosystems and Managing Partnerships and Strategic Alliances.

His clients include Abbott Labs, IBM, Microsoft Corp., Bayer, BNP Paribas, Royal Dutch Shell and other well-known companies.

Professor Shipilov's work has been published in the leading management journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Social Networks, Strategic Organization, Industrial and Corporate Change, Managerial and Decision Economics. He also published in Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Talent Management Magazine.

He is an editorial board member of the Strategic Management Journal and the Strategic Organization, two premier journals in strategy.

His research received prizes from the Academy of Management, the leading international association of management researchers.

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Strategy

A Simple Guide to Charting the Evolution of an Ecosystem

A. Shipilov, F. Burelli

Capture key changes and pivots with a timeline.

Strategy

What Makes Business Ecosystems Succeed?

Andrew Shipilov & Francesco Burelli

Our framework guides you through the forces driving Airbnb and other ecosystem-based businesses.
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Strategy

The Five Essential Roles of Corporate Ecosystems

Andrew Shipilov & Francesco Burelli

Most firms that try to build an ecosystem would be better off joining an existing one. The first step is for them to know where they would fit.
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Strategy

Don’t Confuse Platforms with Ecosystems

Andrew Shipilov & Francesco Burelli

A beginners’ guide to high-value business models.
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Entrepreneurship

The New Business Models (and Jobs) in Blockchain

From finance to smart cities, distributed ledger technology is beginning to deliver on its vaunted potential in several key sectors.
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Strategy

How to Become a Star in a Strange Land

Andrew Shipilov, Stan Xiao Li & Wan Li

It helps if you’re a generalist with no ego.
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