On July 1, 2021, Antonio Dávila joined the Department of accounting and control at the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne, as Full Professor. His areas of expertise are entrepreneurship and innovation management, management control and performance measurement, as well as sports management.
How do companies identify and create new business models around opportunities emerging in dynamic markets? How do they measure performance and design incentive systems to motivate behavior? How new technologies are changing the sports industry? Antonio Davila’s research answers these questions by covering a variety of industries, but with a special focus on sports.
Before joining HEC Lausanne, Antonio Dávila was a professor at IESE Business School. He has also been Visiting Professor at the Harvard Business School during 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2018 teaching in the MBA core curriculum. As well as a faculty member at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University after receiving his doctorate from the Harvard Business School.
Antonio Dávila is co-author of Landscape Monitor (2017), The Innovation Paradox (2015), Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It (2006), Malea Fashion District (2014), and Sports Business Management (2020). He has contributed several book chapters and published various research articles in academic journals including The Accounting Review, Academy of Management Journal, Accounting Organizations and Society, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Research Policy, California Management Review and Harvard Business Review.