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David J. Teece

Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business
Faculty Director, Tusher Center for The Management of Intellectual Capital
Haas Business and Public Policy Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: by appointment
Personal Homepage: http://businessinnovation.berkeley.edu/teece/
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


PhD, Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Honorary Doctorate, Edinburgh Business School, 2017
MA, University of Pennsylvania
BA, MComm, University of Canterbury

Positions Held

At Haas since 1982

2012 – present, Faculty Director, Institute for Business Innovation

2009 – present, Director, Center for Global Strategy and Governance
1994 – 2009, Director, Institute of Management, Innovation and Organization (IMIO), UC Berkeley 2007 – 2008, Thomas W. Tusher Chair in Global Business
1989 – 2007, Mitsubishi Bank Chair in International Business and Finance
1983 – 1994, Director, Center for Research in Management (CRM), University of California, Berkeley
1989, Visiting Fellow, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University, and Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
1978 – 1982, Associate Professor of Business Economics, Stanford University
1978 – 1979, Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
1975 – 1978, Assistant Professor of Business Economics, Stanford University


External Service and Assignments

  • Co-editor and co-founder, Industrial and Corporate Change (Oxford University Press)
  • Member, American Economic Association, Licensing Executives Society, Council on Foreign Relations, International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society, Benjamin Franklin Society
  • Chairman, Berkeley Research Group

Current Research and Interests

  • Role of product and process development, and intellectual property in the competitive performance of the business enterprise
  • Competitive performance of firms in the global marketplace
  • Innovation and the organization of industry
  • Technology and intellectual property policy, telecommunications policy, antitrust policy, and energy policy at the national and international levels
  • Strategic management and corporate governance
  • Human capital and business organization

Selected Papers and Publications

  • Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management: Organizing for Innovation and Growth. Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • The Transfer and Licensing of Know-How and Intellectual Property: Understanding the Multinational Enterprise in the Modern World. World Scientific Publishing, 2008. World Scientific Publishing, 2008.
  • Technological Know-How, Organizational Capabilities and Strategic Management. World Scientific Publishing, 2008.
  • Managing Intellectual Capital: Organizational, Strategic, and Policy Dimensions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • Economic Performance and the Theory of the Firm: The Selected Papers of David Teece.Vols 1 and 2. London: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1998.
  • Antitrust, Innovation and Competitiveness, edited with Thomas M. Jorde. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.


  • Management of Innovation and Change: Knowledge, Intellectual Capital and Competitive Advantage, MBA 290I.1
  • Technology Dynamics and Firm Strategy, PhD BA279C

Honors and Awards

  • Herbert Simon award, 2011
  • Identified by Accenture as one of the World’s Top 50 Living Business Intellectuals
  • Winner of the 2003 Best Paper Prize Award of the Strategic Management Journal: “Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management.”
  • Viipuri International Prize in Strategic (Technology) Management and Business Economics
  • Honorary Doctorate, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 2008
  • Honorary Doctorate, St. Petersburg State University, Russia, 2000
  • Honorary Doctorate, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, March 2004
  • Honorary Doctorate, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland, May 2004
  • Listed by Science Watch (November/December 2005) as one of the ten most cited scholars worldwide in economics and business, 1995 – 2005.
  • Listed by Science Watch (November/December 2005) as lead author in the most cited paper worldwide in business and economics, 1995 – 2005.

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