Koen Heimeriks is Professor of Strategy at Warwick Business School. Previously, he was faculty at Copenhagen Business School, Rotterdam School of Management, and Tilburg University and he has also been visiting at Aalto, Carnegie Mellon University, and INSEAD. He earned his Ph.D. at Eindhoven University of Technology.
Koen's research focuses on how companies develop corporate development (i.e., alliance, acquisition, and divestiture) capabilities to realize corporate growth in high-tech settings. His work features in numerous top journals, including Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategic Organization. He serves on the Editorial Boards of Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategic Organization. He also is an Associate Editor at Long Range Planning.
Besides his research, he trains, consults for, and works with executives at publicly listed and large private firms operating in volatile settings, e.g., high-tech and chemical industries, with a focus on corporate development and entrepreneurship, strategy, organizational change, and growth strategies. Both his research and teaching won him prestigious international prizes, including the BPS Distinguished Paper Award, Sumantra Ghoshal Research & Practice Award, the CBS Teacher of the Year Award, and the Best European CEMS Course of the Year (best out of 100+ courses in Europe).