Christopher Tucci

Christopher L. Tucci is Professor of Management of Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, where he holds the Chair in Corporate Strategy & Innovation. He received the Ph.D. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before going back for his PhD, his prior work experience was as an industrial computer scientist at Ford Aerospace, where he was involved in developing Internet protocols in the 1980s. Dr. Tucci’s primary area of interest is in technological change and how waves of technological changes influence entrant / incumbent dynamics. He is also studying how the technological changes brought about by the popularization of the Internet affect firms in different industries. He is the co-author of the books Nurturing Science-Based Ventures and Internet Business Models and Strategies, and has published articles in, among others, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Research Policy, Communications of the ACM, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Journal of Product Innovation Management. Professor Tucci is the Technology & Innovation Management Department Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and on the Editorial Board of Organization Science. In 2004, he was elected to the five-year division leadership track of the Academy of Management’s Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division, serving as the Program Chair in 2005 and the Division Chair in 2007. In 2010, he was elected to the leadership track of the Strategic Management Society's Strategy & Entrepreneurship Division.