Ivo Zander is the Anders Wall Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Department of Business Studies, Uppsala University. He received his PhD from the Institute of International Business, Stockholm School of Economics, and has been a visiting scholar at the Harvard Business School, SCANCOR at Stanford University, and Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
Before moving into the field of entrepreneurship, professor Zander conducted research on regional agglomerations and the internationalization of research and development in multinational corporations. His work has appeared in journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management Studies, Industrial and Corporate Change, Research Policy, Long Range Planning, and Scandinavian Journal of Management. Current research interests include the entrepreneurial dynamics of accelerated internationalization, the evolution of advanced foreign subsidiaries of the multinational corporation, and corporate entrepreneurship.
Professor Zander was co-founder of Latvian Limousine Services and has served on the board of directors at Kumlins Holding AB, a nation-wide and rapidly expanding firm in painting services. He has served as an expert evaluator for the Swedish Research Council, the Knowledge Foundation, the European Science Foundation, and Lars Erik Lundbergs Stiftelse för forskning och utbildning. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.