Awards & Honors


NSF INSPIRE grant, “INSPIRE: Expanding Open Innovation Methods to Complex Engineered Systems.” Co-PI for $1 million award (2015–2021)


  • Best track paper elected by ICIS (International Conference on Information Systems) (2021)
  • The inaugural winner of Administrative Science Quarterly Best Paper Award based on dissertation (2019)
  • Best Published Paper Award elected by OCIS (Organizational communication and information systems) division of Academy of Management (2018)
  • ITC Emerald Best International Symposium Award of Academy of Management (2018)
  • Industry Studies Association Frank Giarrantani Rising Star award (2017)
  • Best Paper Award, UC Davis Qualitative Conference (2016)
  • Best Dissertation Award, Grigor McClelland Award, EGOS (2015)
  • Best Dissertation Award, Honorary Finalist, INFORMS (2015)
  • Best Dissertation Award Finalist, Technology and Innovation Academy of Management Division (2015)
  • Industrial Research Institute Research on Research Award (2015–2017)
  • Best Keynote Speaker Award: “Managing R&D Change in the Digital Era,” Industrial Research Institute (2014)
  • Harvard Business School Wyss Doctoral Fellowship (2008–2014)
  • Grade of “Excellence” on the Doctoral Qualifying Examination, Harvard Business School (2011)
  • First place in MBA Strategy Case Competition, Horowitz Strategy Management Institute (2006)
  • First in Dean’s List, Recanati Business School (1999, 2001)
  • L’Oreal-Recanati Scholarship and Internship for International Management Award (2000)
  • First Israeli representative in Beta Gamma Sigma European Business Schools conference (1999)
  • First place in Junior Achievers Israel and candidate in JA worldwide (1997)
  • Israel Defense Forces officer course graduation with distinction (1996)