Andreas Schotter Ph.D.

 Professor of Global Strategy

 Ivey Business School at Western University
1255 Western Rd. 
 London,ON, Canada N6G 0N1


A dual Canadian and German citizen, Dr. Andreas Schotter is a Professor of Global Strategy and General Management at the Ivey Business School. He holds the F.W.P. Jones Faculty Fellowship. He is also a John H. Dunning Fellow at Henley Business School at the University of Reading in the UK and Professor of International Business at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). Before joining the faculty at Ivey, Prof. Schotter served on the faculty of the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona. The Wall Street Journal has named him twice WSJ Distinguished Professor of the Year. He has lived and worked in Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the USA. 

As an international strategy and leadership expert, Prof. Schotter helps students, executives and organizations understand the challenges and opportunities posed by the rapidly evolving global economy. He specializes in how to drive the agile decision-making that will prevail in today’s complex and turbulent world. His current areas of endeavor include the development of strategies for success in the era of exponential change, business system disruption, the internationalization strategies of digital firms, and the Future of Work. 

Before embarking on an academic career, Prof. Schotter was a senior executive with several multinational corporations across several industries including, luxury consumer goods, automotive, and industrial machinery. 

Prof. Schotter’s research appears in top management journals such as the MIT Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Management Studies, the Journal of International Business Studies, and others. He has authored numerous book chapters, a book on management frameworks and more than 20 cases, several of them bestsellers. In addition to his scholarly work, he collaborates closely with multinational corporations and not-for-profit organizations from North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America on their global strategies and business model transformations. He is frequently called upon by national and international media to comment on strategy, leadership and intentional business issues.

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