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Alex Sleptsov

Adjunct Lecturer of Business Administration


Educational Background

Ph.D., Corporate Strategy, University of Michigan, 2004
MBA, University of Northern Iowa, 1998
MS, Low Temperature Physics & Technology, Moscow Power Engineering Institute and Dresden Technical University, 1989

Positions Held

Asst. Dean for Executive Education, A.B. Freeman School of Business, 2016 to present
Director; VP- Corporate Development, Algynomics, Inc., 2006 to present
Assistant Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, A.B. Freeman School of Business, 2004 to present

Recent Publications

Sleptsov, A., Anand, J., Vasudeva, G. 2013. Relational Configurations with Information Intermediaries: The Effect of Firm-Investment Bank Ties on Expected Acquisition Performance. Strategic Management Journal, 34: 957-977

Sleptsov, A. 2010. Allure and danger of the boutiques: The influence of the specialization of investment bank on the acquirers performance. In S. Finkelstein and C. Cooper (Ed.), Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, 13

Sleptsov, A., Anand, J. 2008. Exercising entrepreneurial opportunities: The role of information-gathering and information-processing capabilities of the firm. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 2: 15

Honors and Awards

2011-2014 Teachers Ranked as Excellent List, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, 2011-2014

Service Activities

Expert reviewer, in-depth reviews of the grant, administrative and faculty research proposals, National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, 2013-2015