Marc J. Ventresca

Marc Ventresca is an organizational sociologist in the Strategy, Innovation and Marketing Faculty at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, Governing Body Fellow of Wolfson College, and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Technology and Management for Development. He has affiliation as Research Associate Professor of Global Public Policy at NPS. His areas of expertise include market-building, science entrepreneurship, institutional boundaries and governance, and innovation and technology strategy. His research investigates cases at the intersection of economic sociology, strategy and innovation: Market-building strategies in ecosystems services markets in Amazon Peru and for inclusive markets in Bangladesh, emerging models of venture funding and incubators, security and innovation regimes, and diffusion of governance innovations in global financial markets and in U.S. higher education. His industry expertise is based in knowledge- and -information-intensive organizations with emphasis on emerging energy sectors. Ventresca serves as a reviewer on journal editorial boards and for Oxford University Press and US NSF. His research is published in Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Organization Science, Organization, Sociological Forum, Theory and Society, and other journals in management & strategy, innovation, and globalization as well as book chapters.

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