Professor Øystein D. Fjeldstad holds the Telenor Chair of International Strategy and Management at the Norwegian School of Management, where he also was Head of the Department of Strategy form 1998 to 2001 and Dean of Academic Programs from August 2005 through December 2006. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Information Systems from the University of Arizona, and a Bachelor in Business and Economics (Siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). During the 2001/2002 academic year Professor Fjeldstad was Visiting Scholar at the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley. He is a former consultant and manager with Andersen Consulting (Accenture). His work is on value creation, competition and cooperation in knowledge and network industry firms. He has published research and practitioner oriented articles in leading international journals and has been a frequent speaker on his research topic to international managerial and executive audiences. His models are included in several recent international textbooks on strategic management, innovation, education and technology management, and are used by a number of leading global firms.