Conor O' Kane is a Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management at University of Otago in New Zeland. Conor graduated with a PhD on the leadership of corporate turnaround in 2009 in Ireland. His postdoctoral research looked at the strategic behaviours and entrepreneurial role of principal investigators in their delivery of publicly funded research. Conor also worked in industry where he held a business development and strategic advisory role for one of Ireland’s leading entrepreneurs.
Conor is an ANZAM Board member and was Chair of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference in Queenstown 2015.
In 2015 Conor was co-winner of the Otago Business School’s Emerging Researcher Award.