About Nicolai Foss

Nicolai J. Foss is a Professor of Strategy at the Department of Strategy and Innovation, CBS, Honorary Adjunct Professor, Department of Marketing & Management, Southern Denmark University, and External Chair, Danish Institute for Advanced Studies, 2020-2025.

Trained as an economist at the Copenhagen University (M.Sc.,1989), Foss his received his PhD degree from the Copenhagen Business School in 1993, where he was Assistant, Associate and Full Professor, before he moved to Bocconi University 1 September 2016. From 2016-2019 he was the Rodolfo Debenedetti Chaired Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Bocconi University, Milano. He has held part-time and visiting professorships at several universities.

Foss has served as a panel member of the European Research Council and on the Board of Directors of the Strategic Management Society. He is a member of Academia Europaea, and a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society.

Encompassing 227 journal articles, 102 book chapters and 26 books (edited as well as monographs), his work has been published in the leading journals in management. He has published books with leading publishers, such as Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press. Many of his papers have been reprinted in research handbooks, and several of his articles and books are translated into Chinese, Russian, and Spanish. His google scholar citations are above 40k, and his H-index is 101. He is a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher. He was listed as the “best Danish economist” by the newspaper, Børsen, in 2013, 2014, and 2015.