Costas Markides
London Business School

Constantinos Markides is Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and holds the Robert P. Bauman Chair of Strategic Leadership at the London Business School. He also serves on the editorial Boards of several academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, the Strategic Management Journal and the Sloan Management Review. A native of Cyprus, he received his BA (Distinction, 1983) and MA (1984) in Economics from Boston University, and his MBA (1985) and Doctorate (1990) from the Harvard Business School. He has published several books on the topics of strategy and innovation including the best-selling books: • All the Right Moves: A Guide to Crafting Breakthrough Strategy; • Diversification, Refocusing and Economic Performance • Fast Second • Strategic Thinking for the Next Economy • Strategy, Innovation and Change • Game-Changing Strategies. His new book Organizing for the New Normal is scheduled to be published in April 2021 and explores how to prepare the organization for an era of continuous disruption. He is also studying how we can use the technologies of the social era as well as new and disruptive business models to solve big problems in society (such as poverty, malnutrition, diseases, inner-city crime and climate change).