Laurina Zhang is an assistant professor in Strategy at the Ivey Business School, Western University.

Laurina’s research examines drivers of innovation and entrepreneurship. Her dissertation has received the Best Dissertation Prize at Academy of Management’s TIM division and has been published in the Strategic Management Journal and Management Science. Her research has received financial support from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)’s Innovation Policy working group and the Economics of Digitization and Copyright Initiative. She has presented her research at a variety of conferences and institutions including Harvard University, London Business School, the NBER Summer Institute, and Northwestern University’s Searle Roundtable on the Law & Economics of Digital Markets. Her work has been featured in various media outlets such as Billboard, Boing Boing, Forbes, PCMag, among others.

Laurina holds her Ph.D. from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Prior to her PhD, Laurina worked at the Bank of Canada.