Violetta Gerasymenko

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Violetta Gerasymenko is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at Oregon State University.  She is also on the Board of Advisors of the Advantage Accelerator at OSU.  She earned her Ph.D. from HEC Paris and holds several other degrees: an MA (with honors) and BA (with honors) in Finance and Banking from Dniepropetrovsk State University (Ukraine), an MA in International Management from EUROMED, Marseille School of Management, and an MA in Economics from University Sorbonne-Pantheon, Paris. 

Before joining the faculty at Oregon State, Violetta held visiting scholar positions at MIT Sloan, New York University and National University of Singapore and an Assistant Professor position at Nova SBE in Portugal. Her research focuses on understanding the boundaries of organizational learning in cognitive forecasting under high uncertainty, the behavioral antecedents and consequences of dynamics of organizational attention, and business model change processes and implications for entrepreneurial ventures. 

Violetta's research work has been published in the Journal of Business VenturingStrategic Entrepreneurship JournalFrontiers of Entrepreneurship ResearchAcademy of Management Best Paper Proceedings and other international journals and book chapters in both English and French.  She currently teaches Entrepreneurship at the College of Business. 

Prior to joining academia, Violetta worked as an analyst in one of the major venture capital firms in Paris, France.  She is regularly invited to be part of start-up competition juries and is a passionate coach of entrepreneurial ventures.

Biography

Dr. Violetta Gerasymenko is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy in the Oregon State University College of Business. She earned her Ph.D. from HEC Paris. Before joining the faculty at Oregon State, Dr. Gerasymenko held visiting scholar positions at MIT Sloan, New York University and National University of Singapore and an Assistant Professor position at Nova SBE in Portugal. Her research work, which focuses on organizational learning and attention dynamics in venture capital firms and entrepreneurial ventures, has been published in the Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings and other international journals and book chapters in both English and French. She currently teaches entrepreneurship at the College of Business. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Gerasymenko worked in one of the major venture capital firms in Paris, France. She is regularly invited to be part of start-up competition juries and is a passionate coach of entrepreneurial ventures.

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