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Umit Ozmel

Assistant Professor;


"Strategic Alliance, Venture Capital and Exit Decisions in Early Stage High-tech Firms". 2013. (Umit Ozmel, David Robinson, Toby E. Stuart). Journal of Financial Economics, 107 (2013) 655–670

 "Network Interdependencies: Signals from Venture Capital and Alliance Networks in Determining Future Alliance Formation". 2013 (Umit Ozmel, Jeff Reuer, Ranjay Gulati). Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 56, No. 3, 852–866.

"Small Fish, Big Fish: The Performance Effects of the Relative Standing in Partners' Affiliate Portfolios" (Umit Ozmel, Isin Guler). Forthcoming, Strategic Management Journal.

Research interests: Formation and Governance of Strategic Alliances; interorganizational relationships, Venture Capital Investments; Entrepreneurial Finance.


PhD in Management, Columbia Business School (2009); Masters in Financial Economics, Yale University (2004). MBA, Koc University; BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bogazici University.  

Previous Work Experience:

  • Assistant Prof. of Strategy and Entrepreneurship,  Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC Chapel Hill (2008-2010)
  • Private Consultant (2004)
  • Corporate Portfolio Manager, Ottoman Bank (1996-1998)
Umit Ozmel


Phone: (765) 49-62286
Office: KRAN 429

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