Ji-Yub (Jay) Kim is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at INSEAD. A native of South Korea, Jay received his bachelor’s degree from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. He earned his PhD in strategic management and organisation theory at the Graduate School of Business, University of Wisconsin at Madison. He also holds an MBA from Ross School of Business, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Jay’s research interests focus on organisational learning and its implications on organisational performance and evolution. His research program also includes mergers and acquisitions, inter-firm collaboration, corporate misbehaviour, technology and innovation, and corporate entrepreneurship. He has published in journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal. He serves on the editorial review boards of Administrative Science Quarterly and Organization Science.
He teaches a course on corporate entrepreneurship as well as a course on mergers and acquisitions in the MBA program. His executive teaching and consulting areas are strategy, mergers and acquisitions, corporate entrepreneurship, and value innovation.
Prior to joining INSEAD, Jay was an assistant professor in management and organisation at Marshall School of Business in University of Southern California (USC), where he taught strategic management and global strategy. At USC, he was a decorated instructor who received several teaching awards, including Golden Apple Teaching Award for Business Core and Evan C. Thompson Faculty Teaching and Learning Innovation Award.