Colleen Mary Cunningham

Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
London Business School

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Colleen Mary Cunningham

As of July 2017, I joined the faculty of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School as an Assistant Professor. Prior to that, I was a PhD Candidate in the Strategy department at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

I study innovation, entrepreneurship, and corporate strategy. Specifically, I’m interested in how the experience and capabilities of established firms and new ventures shape their access to resources, innovation strategies, and performance. I perform quantitative analyses of large scale surveys and archival datasets, both cross industry and focused on medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and electric utilities.

My research is currently under review at Strategic Management Journal. Prior to my Ph.D., I published 12 peer reviewed articles on pharmaceutical policy and health systems management.

I hold a B.A. in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and a M.A. in Economics from Simon Fraser University, both in Vancouver, Canada.

I grew up as a competitive swimmer, and now enjoy participating in endurance athletic events, including open water swims, marathons, and ironman distance triathlons.