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Phil Anderson

Assistant Professor of Business Administration


Educational Background

Ph.D., Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012
M.B.A., University of California at Los Angeles, 1998
M.S.E.E., Computer Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1985
B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1984

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2012 to present
Lecturer, University of Illinois, College of Business, 2011-2012
Product Marketing Manager, Hewlett-Packard Company, 2001-2006
Product Management, TheDock.com, 2000-2001
Technical Staff and Product Management, Transaction Technology Inc. (subsidiary of Citigroup), 1990-2000
Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1984-1990

Recent Publications

Vieregger, C., Larson, E. , Anderson, P. 2017. Top Management Team Structure and Resource Reallocation within the Multibusiness Firm. Journal of Management, 43: 2497 - 2525

Burton, M., Anderson, P., Aldrich, H. 2009. Owner Founders, Nonowner Founders and Helpers. In Paul D. Reynolds, Richard T. Curtin (Ed.), New Firm Creation in the United States: Initial Explorations with the PSED II Data Set, 115-133. Dordrecht: Springer.

Service Activities

Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Management, 2016-2017
Ad hoc reviewer, Strategic Management Journal, 2015-2017
Reviewer, Strategic Management Society annual conference, 2015-2017
Ad hoc reviewer, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 2014-2017
Reviewer for BPS Division, Academy of Management Annual Conference, 2011-2017
Reviewer for TIM Division, Academy of Management Annual Conference, 2009-2017

Teaching and Research Interests

My teaching interests are in innovation management, strategic management, and entrepreneurship.

My research interests span across strategy and innovation management in areas such as: platform ecosystems, strategic change, management of innovation, business models, upper echelons, and the interplay of products and services in technology firms.