Guoli Chen

Guoli Chen is an Associate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD. He received his PhD in strategic management from the Pennsylvania State University. He teaches strategy, value innovation, incentives design and corporate governance to MBAs, executives and PhD students.
 
Guoli's research focuses on the influence of CEOs, top executives, and boards of directors on firms' strategic choices and organisational outcomes, as well as the interaction and dynamics in the top management team and CEO-board relationships. He is interested in organisational growth, renewal and corporate development activities such as mergers and acquisitions, innovation, and globalisation. He has published in several top academic journals, including the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Business Venturing, Leadership Quarterly and Strategic Organization. His papers have received awards at the Academy of Management Conference and Strategic Management Society Conference. He was also a representative-at-large at the Corporate Strategy and Corporate Governance interest group of Strategic Management Society. 
 
Before joining academia, Guoli worked as an investment banker at Daiwa Securities SMBC. He provided financial consulting in the areas of IPOs, fund raising, and company restructuring.
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