About Javier Gimeno
Dean of Faculty
Aon Dirk Verbeek Chaired Professor in International Risk and Strategic Management
The Sauvage Family Endowed Chair for Academic Excellence
Javier Gimeno is Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, where he holds the Aon Dirk Verbeek Chair in International Risk and Strategic Management.
A Spanish national, he holds a PhD degree in strategic management from Purdue University. Since 2001, he has taught strategy and industry and competitive analysis at INSEAD at all levels – MBA, Executive MBA, Ph.D., and executive programmes for leading global companies. From 2009 to 2011, he served as Dean of Executive MBA programmes at INSEAD.
Javier's research focuses on competitive strategy decisions, and how these decisions lead to competitive interactions and performance consequences. He has also published on the topic of entrepreneurship and new venture performance and survival.