Rosemarie Ziedonis

Professor of Strategy and Innovation, Questrom School of Business

Rosemarie Ziedonis is Associate Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the Boston University Questrom School of Business, where she also serves as Academic Director for Entrepreneurship. She has a Ph.D. in Business and Public Policy from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and an undergraduate degree in economics and international studies from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  Prior to joining Questrom, she served on the faculty at the University of Oregon, the Wharton School, and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, where she co-directed the Program for Law, Economics, and Technology.

Rosemarie’s research examines the value and strategic use of intellectual property, and broader aspects of innovation policy and management. Findings from her studies have been published in a wide range of journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Organization Science, Management Science, the Rand Journal of Economics, Research Policy and the Strategic Management Journal. Her “patent paradox” study with Bronwyn Hall is an ISI web of science top-cited paper in the fields of economics and business. In 2014, she received an NBER Innovation Policy Research grant for an ongoing study on the use of patents as collateral in startup lending. She is an Associate Editor at Management Science, and an editorial board member at the Strategic Management Journal and Strategy Science, a new INFORMS journal.