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Andrew Shipilov

Professor of Strategy


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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Rising to the Challenges of COVID-19 Recovery

M Bikard, C Lin, A Shipilov

Which companies and industries seem to be getting it right, and which are floundering?


Boards Under the Influence

H. Greve, A. Shipilov, T. Rowley

Directors need to carefully manage their reactions to what they read in the business press.


Blockchain Is a Technology for Collaboration

The unique strength of blockchain is authenticating “stuff” to enable trust between partners.
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The Real Business Case for Quantum Computing

Disregard the alarmist headlines: Quantum computers won’t end privacy online. In fact, their most revolutionary impact may be felt offline.


Managing the Paradoxes of Coopetition

A. Shipilov, W. Hoffmann, D. Lavie, J. Reuer

The challenging tensions of coopetition require leaders who can cope with ambivalence and uncertainty.


Two Characteristics of Digital World Conquerors

Why some digital businesses easily take the world by storm, and others get lost in translation.