Julian Birkinshaw is Professor and Deputy Dean at the London Business School. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences, and the Academy of International Business, and he has honorary doctorates from the Stockholm School of Economics and Copenhagen Business School. Julian has PhD and MBA degrees in Business from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and a BSc (Hons) from the University of Durham. His main area of expertise is in strategy and organisation in large established firms, and on such specific issues as management innovation, strategic agility, corporate entrepreneurship, organisation design, and headquarters-subsidiary relationships. He is the author of fifteen books including Fast/Forward (2017), Becoming a Better Boss (2013), Reinventing Management (2010), and Giant Steps in Management (2007), and over one hundred articles in such journals as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science and Harvard Business Review.