About me

CV

Thesis Committee

  • Professor Ajay K. Agrawal (Chair), University of Toronto and NBER
  • Professor Joshua Gans, University of Toronto and NBER
  • Professor Avi Goldfarb, University of Toronto
  • Professor Brian Silverman, University of Toronto

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate in Strategy, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (2014 expected)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Schulich School of Business, York University (2008)
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Bucharest

Working Papers

Work in Progress

  • Cumulative Innovation and the Evolution of Research Trajectories
  • Scientific Paradigm Shifts and Superstar Dethronement
  • Spilling Over the Berlin Wall: The Role of Mobility in Knowledge Transfer (with Keyvan Vakili)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Student Paper Award, Roundtable for Engineering Entrepreneurship Research (REER), Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, 2013
  • CCMF Doctoral Fellowship, 2009 to present
  • SGS Conference Grant, University of Toronto, 2013

Conference Presentations

  • Economics of Knowledge Contribution and Distribution Workshop in Conjunction with REER, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, 2013
  • NBER Productivity Seminar, NBER, Boston, 2013
  • DRUID, ESADE, Barcelona, 2013
  • Consortium for Cooperation and Competition, Kansas City, 2013
  • Roundtable for Engineering Entrepreneurship Research (REER), Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, 2012
  • The Organization, Economics and Policy of Scientific Research, LEI & BRICK, Turin, Italy, 2012

Academic Experience

Teaching Assistant

  • Strategy, MBA, Rotman School of Management, Prof. Anne Bowers, Prof. Brian Silverman, Prof. Joanne Oxley, 2013
  • Model-based Decision Making in Practice, MBA, Rotman School of Management, Prof. Bernardo Blum, Prof. Mara Lederman, 2013
  • Corporate Strategy, MBA, Rotman School of Management, Prof. Ajay Agrawal, 2013
  • Venture Capital, MBA, Rotman School of Management, Prof. Brian Silverman, 2012 – 2013
  • Foundations of Strategic Management, MBA, Rotman School of Management, Prof. Joanne Oxley, Prof. Brian Silverman, 2012
  • Strategy II, MBA, Rotman School of Management, Prof. Mara Lederman, Prof. Joanne Oxley, 2012
  • International Business, MBA, Rotman School of Management, Prof. Joanne Oxley, 2011 – 2013
  • Special Topics Strategy: Corporation 360, MBA, Rotman School of Management, Prof. Sarah Kaplan, 2011-2012
  • Business-Government Relations, MBA, Rotman School of Management, 2010
  • Corporate Strategy, MBA, Schulich School of Business, 2008-2009
  • Information Management, MBA, Schulich School of Business, 2007

Research Assistant

  • Prof. Brian Silverman (2010-2012)
  • Prof. April Franco (2012)
  • Prof. Sarah Kaplan (2011)

Non-Academic Experience

Identified, designed and managed the full development life-cycle of various data-driven business decision-making applications (big data, business intelligence, data warehousing)

  • Consultant/Project Manager, Harlequin Enterprises – TORSTAR, Toronto
  • Technical Project Manager, St. Elizabeth Health Care, Toronto
  • Project Lead/Software Developer, IPSOS-Reid, Toronto
  • Mathematics and Computer Science Instructor

Non-Academic Certification

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

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