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R&D Management Conference: 3 - 6 July 2016

From Science to Society: Innovation and Value Creation

Studying at Cambridge

Keynote Speaker - David Teece


David TeeceProfessor David Teece, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

David Teece is the Tusher Professor of Global Business at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley and Director of the Institute for Business Innovation. He received his BA and MComm (Hons1) at the University of Canterbury and his Ph.D. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches at the MBA, Ph.D. and executive levels. He is also Chairman of Berkeley Research Group, a global expert services and consulting firm which under David’s leadership grown in five years to over 650 employees and over 20 offices worldwide. 

David is one of the top 10 most cited scholars in business and economic; he is also the author of several of the most cited papers in business and economics. He has authored over 23 books and his work has been translated in Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and Japanese. He has honorary doctorates from four universities outside the US and was recognized by Accenture in 2002 as one of the top 50 Living Business Intellectuals. He has received best paper awards three times and in 2009 received the Best Book Award from Strategy and Business. In 2013 he has received the Sumatra Ghoshal Award for Rigour and Relevance in the Study of Management (from the London Business School) and the Eminent Scholar Award from the Academy of International Business and he received Royal Honours from Elizabeth II, Queen of England.