Digital PhD Defence - Christopher Sabel

PhD Candidate Christopher Sabel, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, will defend his thesis for the Doctor Philosophiae Degree at BI Norwegian Business School.

  • Starts:14:00, 17 June 2021
  • Ends:17:00, 17 June 2021
  • Location:Online, Zoom
  • Contact:PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)

Title of the thesis:
“Spinouts, Sharks, and Genealogy: Established Firms as Resource Acquisition Channel for Startups”

Title of trial lecture:
"Corporate Venture Capital Investments"

The Evaluation Committee:

  • Chair: Associate Professor Pengfei Wang BI Norwegian Business School
  • First Opponent: Associate Professor Gary Dushnitsky, London Business School
  • Second Opponent: Professor Michael S. Dahl, Aalborg University Business School


  • Professor Amir Sasson, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Associate Professor Sheryl Winston Smith, BI Norwegian Business Scholl (Co-supervisor)