Guoli Chen is Assistant 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 participants.
Guoli's research focuses on the influence of CEOs, top executives, and boards of directors on firms' strategic choices and organizational outcomes, as well as the interaction and dynamics in the top management team and CEO-board relationships. He is interested in organizational growth, renewal and corporate development activities, such as M&As, innovation, globalization. He has published in several top academic journals, such as 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.
Prior to academia, Guoli worked as an investment banker at Daiwa Securities SMBC. He provided financial consulting in the areas of IPOs, fund raising, company restructuring.