Xavier Martin (PhD, Michigan) is Research Professor of Strategy, International Business and Innovation at Tilburg University (Netherlands). His research examines how corporate strategies, interfirm relationships, and knowledge-based assets affect each other and jointly affect firm performance, and how such complex topics can be studied. He is recipient of best dissertation or best paper awards from the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society and Academy of International Business. His papers have appeared in Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Management Science, and Journal of International Business Studies, among others. He previously served as a member of the Board of the Strategic Management Society and as Chair of the Strategic Management Division of the Academy of Management.