About Ilan Vertinsky

Ilan Vertinsky is Vinod Sood Professor of International Business Studies, Strategy and Business Economics in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He is also an associate of the Peter Wall Institute of Advanced Studies and a former Distinguished Scholar in Residence of the Institute. He previously served as director of the Center for international Business studies, Associate director of the Institute Asian Research, director of the Maurice Young Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Research Centre and Director of the Forest Economics and Policy Analysis unit. He was also a member of the faculty of the Institute of Resource Ecology.

Ilan received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Business specializing in Operations Research. Prior to joining the faculty at UBC he served on the faculty of Northwestern University.

He has published over 300 refereed journal articles, book chapters and books. His publications include journals such as The Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of international Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Operations Research, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and the Journal of Marketing. His research awards include the University’s Killam Research prize, the Sauder’s Professional Research Excellence Prize, AGSM’s Outstanding Scholarship Award and the Seagram Senior Faculty Award. Ilan is a former area editor of The Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) and currently serves as a consulting editor of the journal.

Ilan’s current research focuses on the following areas: (1) transfers of knowledge in international joint ventures; (2) risk management and resilience development related to climate change, (3) competitive learning in domestic and cross- border alliances, patent litigation and innovation, and (4) the implications of the ongoing USA-China technology rivalry.