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The Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre

An Lárionad Nuála agus Aistrithe Teicneolaíochta

Professor Christopher Tucci


Christopher L. Tucci is Professor of Management of Technology at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, where he holds the Chair in Corporate Strategy & Innovation. He received his PhD in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Professor Chris Tucci 

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 popularisation of the Internet affect firms in different industries.

In the 1980s he was an industrial computer scientist at Ford Aerospace, where he has involved in developing Internet protocols.

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.