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SEMINARS - Trainer

Identifying and evaluating entrepreneurial opportunities

at Semmelweis University - Health Services Management Training Centre, Budapest, Hungary

Aleksios Gotsopoulos

Aleksios Gotsopoulos Aleksios Gotsopoulos is an assistant professor of Management at the SKK Graduate School of Business, the top ranked business school in South Korea. Before joining SKK, he was an assistant professor of Entrepreneurship at the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. Alex earned his PhD and MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2009.

Alex’s research focuses on the emergence of new industries, and on how the challenges and opportunities that entrepreneurs face evolve as industries progress from infancy to maturity. He is particularly interested in first-mover (dis)advantages, the evolution and influence of categories in emerging industries, and in the dynamics of legitimacy, competition, and contagion. Among others, he has studied the early automobile industry in US, the stock brokerage industry in Greece, the global smartphone industry, and university spinoffs in UK.

Alex’s research has appeared in the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, has been featured in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and Inc.com, and has been supported by the National Science Foundation and a number of North American and European foundations.