Opening Ceremony


Steef van de Velde 

Dean of RSM, Erasmus University, The Netherlands



Steef van de Velde is Professor of Operations Management and Technology and the Dean of Rotterdam School of Managment, Erasmus University.

His research interests lie in the areas of operations excellence, service operations and supply chain management.







Pursey Heugens

Program Chair, EGOS 2014
RSM Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Pursey Heugens is Professor of Organisation Theory, Development, and Change at the Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, RSM, Erasmus University. He is the Program Chair of the 30th EGOS Colloquium 2014 in Rotterdam.




Keynote Speaker:

Jerry Davis

Ross School of Business,
University of Michigan, USA



Jerry Davis is Wilburg K. Pierpont Collegiate Professor of Management at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, USA. His research is broadly concerned with corporate governance and the effects of finance on society. He has published widely in management, sociology and finance. His latest book, Managed by the Markets: How Finance Reshaped America, examines how finance replaced manufacturing at the center of the American economy, and what the consequences have been for corporations, banking, states, and households in the 21st century.

In 2010, Jerry was awarded the Academy of Management's (AoM) "George R. Terry Book Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Advancement of Management Knowledge".