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Dr Pinar Ozcan

Associate Professor of Strategic Management

Research Interests

Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Technology Markets, Regulation of Technology, Mobile Applications, Sharing Economy, Digital Banking. Please visit Pinar's personal website:

Teaching in 2017-2018

Distance Learning MBA
  • IB8190: Strategy & Practice
MSc Business
  • IB91SB: Strategy Analysis and Practice
Postgraduate Research Business and Management
  • IB9EK0: Advanced Issues in Strategy and International Business

Strategy & International Business

Email:  /  Tel: 024 765 72544  /  Room: 2.222


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Dr. Pinar Ozcan is Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School. She specializes in strategy, entrepreneurship, and the emergence of new technology markets.

Dr. Ozcan completed her Ph.D. at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) at the Stanford University Management Science and Engineering Department, and also holds a Master of Science and dual Bachelors degrees from Stanford.

At Stanford, Dr. Ozcan directed the AEA Stanford Executive Institute, a summer executive program for the high tech industry for three consecutive years. She also organized the Stanford Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Seminar for young entrepreneurs, and helped create the STVP Entrepreneurship Educators Project for entrepreneurship educators worldwide.

Since completing her PhD, Dr. Ozcan has received the Excellence in Research Award at IESE, the EFMD Best Teaching Case Award, the IDEA Entrepreneurship Thought Leader Award, and Best Paper Nominations at Academy of Management Journal and Strategic Management Society. She served as the Representative at Large for the Entrepreneurship as well as Knowledge and Innovation Divisions at the Strategic Management Society.

Dr. Ozcan is also the 2015 recipient of the British Academy Newton Grant for the study of open innovation, the 2016 SWIFT award for the study of the UK Banking industry's transition into open application programming interfaces (API's), and the 2016 Best Conference Paper Award at Strategic Management Society. Finally in 2017, Dr. Ozcan had the honor to be selected to the Top 40 Business School Professors under 40 by Poets and Quants.

Dr. Ozcan's work experience includes management consulting at Siemens Corporation in Munich, Germany, and strategy consulting with technology ventures and venture capital firms in the Silicon Valley.

Dr. Ozcan is from Istanbul, Turkey. She is fluent in English, German, Spanish, and Turkish.


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