Chaired Professor of Strategic Management & Managing Director of the Institute of Management & Strategy | University of St.Gallen
Tomi Laamanen is Chaired Professor of Strategic Management of University of St.Gallen, Managing Director of the Institute of Management & Strategy, Editor-in-Chief of Long Range Planning, former Associate Editor of Strategic Management Journal, and Member of the Executive Board of the Strategic Management Society. Professor Laamanen’s research covers the strategic management field broadly ranging from corporate strategy to strategy execution. The special emphasis of his research is on mergers and acquisitions, and in particular, acquisition programs and serial acquirers, management’s cognition, strategy processes and strategic issue management, and digital platforms for strategy execution. In terms of strategic advisory work, Tomi Laamanen has worked with a number of firms from different industries in different roles as Chairman, Member of the Board, advisor, or strategy trainer. Before joining University of St.Gallen in 2011, Prof. Laamanen was Chaired Professor of Strategic Management at Aalto University (1997-2011) and the Managing Director of the Institute of Strategy.