Researcher Profiles
Mark Kennedy
Professor of Organizational Development and Strategy, Imperial College Business School

Mark Kennedy’s research focuses on the emergence of new markets and industries and the more basic building blocks of organising—categories, identities, forms, strategies, practices, reputation criteria and so on.

Dr Kennedy's publications have appeared in American Sociological ReviewAcademy of Management JournalOrganization Science, and Research in the Sociology of Organizations.

Dr. Kennedy was educated at Northwestern University and Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. (Joint Programme in Management and Organizations and Sociology) and MBA degrees from Northwestern and its Kellogg School of Management and his A.B. in Philosophy (Program in Formal Systems) from Stanford. Before coming to Imperial, Dr. Kennedy was at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. 

Dr. Kennedy also has substantial work experience in consulting and high technology. Before becoming an academic, he was a Principal in the management consulting unit of CSC and, before that, a software engineer and product manager for a Santa Clara, CA-based startup. As a consultant, Professor Kennedy has served clients in technology, healthcare and entertainment on difficult issues at the intersection of strategy, leadership, and organizational change.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Raising Your Organization’s Digital IQ – Presented on 11 November 2015 at European LEF Executive Forum, London

13 NOV 2015 / LEMUEL LASHER, SIMON WARDLEY, KIRT MEAD, DAVID MOSCHELLA, LIAM MAXWELL, BOB BARKER, MARK KENNEDY, THOMAS POWER, EDWARD HESS, RICHARD BHANAP, RICHARD DAVIES