INSEAD Business School
Assistant Professor of Strategy

Philipp Meyer-Doyle is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at INSEAD. He holds a PhD and a Master of Science degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a BSc (Hons) from the London School of Economics. His expertise lies in the areas of corporate strategy, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions; business strategy; and competitive strategy.

His research explores the micro-foundations of strategy and superior firm performance, particularly, in the contexts of corporate strategic decisions (M&As, alliances, corporate development etc.), private equity/venture capital funds, and hedge funds. His research has been published in the premier journal for strategic management research, the Strategic Management Journal. He has won several prestigious awards for his research from the leading academic management and strategy associations, including the AOM BPS Robert Litschert Award. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Strategic Management Journal.

Philipp is an award-winning teacher at INSEAD and has taught courses for various institutions and organisations at different levels, such as Executive Education, MBA, PhD and undergraduate programmes, in Europe, Asia, and America. His main areas of teaching are corporate strategy (M&As, alliances, and corporate development) and other strategy courses. Philipp has taught in the MBA and open and customised Executive Education programmes at INSEAD. He has conceptualised, directed, and delivered entire strategy programmes to top-level executives in Asia.

Before commencing his PhD, Philipp has worked in investment banking (M&A advisory), private equity, and strategy consulting, and he was involved in advising organisations on their acquisitions and strategy, as well as on sourcing/appraisal, execution and implementation of several acquisitions.


  • JOURNAL ARTICLES - Inherited Agglomeration Effects in Hedge Fund Spawns - Strategic Management Journal
  • JOURNAL ARTICLES - Alleviating Managerial Dilemmas in Human-Capital-Intensive Firms through Incentives: Evidence from M&A Legal Advisors - Strategic Management Journal
  • JOURNAL ARTICLES - How Performance Incentives Shape Individual Exploration vs. Exploitation: Evidence from Microdata - Organization Science
  • WORKING PAPERS - How CEO and CFO Regulatory Focus Interact to Shape the Firm’s Corporate Strategy


Corporate Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Micro-foundations of Strategy, International Market-Entry Strategy, Strategic Management, Private Equity/Venture Capital and Hedge Funds


Corporate Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Alliances, Competitive Strategy, Strategic Management, Global Strategy, Strategy Execution

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