Raymond van Wijk is Assistant Professor at the Department of Strategy and Business Environment of Rotterdam School of Management. He joined the department as a Research Associate in 1996, to become Assistant Professor in 2000. In 2003, he obtained his PhD from Erasmus University with a study on the organization and integration of knowledge in internal networks. Much of his research has been published in a variety of journals and books. Currently, his research focuses on knowledge flows, absorptive capacity and exploration and exploitation. He teaches courses on strategic alliances and corporate development in the master program, as well as core strategy courses in the executive and bachelor programs.