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Stephen Michael IMPINK

Assistant Professor

Strategy and Business Policy

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Biography

Michael Impink is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at HEC Paris and a research affiliate at Hi! Paris (AI for Society and Business) and Boston University TPRI. He holds a PhD in Management from NYU Stern, and his research focuses on how digitization impacts firm structure and performance.

Prior to the PhD, Michael was a senior manager at Microsoft based in Seattle and Singapore and a fellow at Harvard University's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. He also has an MBA (University of Chicago Booth), a master’s degree in Economics (Duke University), and a bachelor's degree in Business (University of Georgia)

Scientific articles

Communication within Firms: Evidence from CEO Turnovers

Management Science, Forthcoming, (in coll. with A. PRAT, R. SADUN)

The impact of COVID-19 on digital communication patterns

Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 2022, vol. 9, n° 180, (in coll. with E. DeFilippis, M. Singell, J. T. Polzer, R. Sadun)

The role of data for AI startup growth

Research Policy, June 2022, vol. 51, n° 5, pp 104513, (in coll. with J. Bessen, L. Reichensperger, R. Seamans)

Proceedings

The Cost of Ethical AI Development for AI Startups

AIES '22: AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society , 2022 (J. Bessen, R. Seamans)

Measuring Collaboration in Modern Organizations

Working papers

Communication within Firms: Evidence from CEO Turnovers

NBER Working Paper Series - National Bureau of Economic Research , 2021

The Business of AI Startups

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper , 2018

Scientific articles

The impact of COVID-19 on digital communication patterns

Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 2022, vol. 9, n° 180, (in coll. with E. DeFilippis, M. Singell, J. T. Polzer, R. Sadun)

The role of data for AI startup growth

Research Policy, June 2022, vol. 51, n° 5, pp 104513, (in coll. with J. Bessen, L. Reichensperger, R. Seamans)

Communication within Firms: Evidence from CEO Turnovers

Management Science, Forthcoming, (in coll. with A. PRAT, R. SADUN)

Proceedings

The Cost of Ethical AI Development for AI Startups

AIES '22: AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society , 2022 (J. Bessen, R. Seamans)

Measuring Collaboration in Modern Organizations

Working papers

Communication within Firms: Evidence from CEO Turnovers

NBER Working Paper Series - National Bureau of Economic Research , 2021

The Business of AI Startups

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper , 2018

Education

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Strategy, New York University, Stern School of Business - USA

Academic appointments

Academic Responsibilities at HEC

  • 2023- Assistant Professor, Strategy and Business Policy HEC Paris

Scientific Activities

Editorial activities

  • Ad Hoc Reviewer: Management Science, Organization Science, Strategy Science, Academy of Management, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Journal of Public Economics

  • Awards & honors

    • 2022 Gloria Appel Fellowship in Entrepreneurial Studies
    • 2022 Joseph H. Taggart Fellowship
    • 2022 NYU Stern Management Organizations Department Dissertation Grant
    • 2022 Fubon Center for Technology, Business and Innovation Fellowship