Teppo Felin, PhD

Teppo Felin is a Professor of Strategy at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. His areas of expertise include strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, complex systems and competitive advantage. 

Teppo’s highly acclaimed and award-winning research has been published in top journals such as Organization Science, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, California Management Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. He is also actively engaged in interdisciplinary research and has published this work in such journals as Erkenntnis, Arizona State Law Journal, Theory and Decision, and PLOS ONE. His co-authored 2015 paper in Journal of Institutional Economics received the 2016 Elinor Ostrom Prize. Teppo was also Researcher of the Year (2011-2012) and Lee Perry Fellow at the Marriott School, BYU (2009-2013). He is a 2009 Western Academy of Management Ascendant Scholar. Teppo, who strongly encourages his students to interact with technology, has also received multiple MBA Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards while teaching at the Marriott School, BYU.

Teppo is highly engaged with business and the wider academic community. He is Co-Editor of the journal Strategic Organization, Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Annals and on the Editorial Boards of several journals including the Academy of Management Review and Journal of Management. He has also guest edited special issues of Organization ScienceManagerial and Decision EconomicsJournal of Management Studies and other journals. 

Before joining Säid Business School, Teppo was Associate Professor and Lee T. Perry Fellow of the Marriott School, Brigham Young University (BYU). He has also been a Visiting Professor (2004-2005) at Goizueta Business School, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and held visiting positions at Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland), the Hanken School of Economics (Helsinki, Finland), and the Institute for Economic Research, Lund University, Sweden.

Before entering academia, Teppo worked in the venture capital industry in Munich, Germany and Amman, Jordan.