I am a third year Strategy PhD candidate at Ivey Business School. My focus is broadly on innovation, in particular for knowledge-intensive industries. I am currently exploring Artificial Intelligence industry. 


For research details please click here. Please feel free to reach out to me nahmed(AT)ivey.ca


Recent updates:


June, 2019


I participated in the Medici Summer School, 2019 at HEC Paris.


May, 2019


My paper got the Honorable Mention at the The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)'s Org Theory division. 


February, 2019: 

I have been selected as a Finalist for the Max Boisot Award at European Group for Organizational Studies Conference! Winner will be announced in July, 2019!


August, 2018: 

Nur and co-authors won the Best Paper award in the Strategic IT Track at Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).


June, 2018: 

He won two awards at a poster competition at Wilfrid Laurier University


Technological breakthrough and the evolution of knowledge network: Deep Learning and the changing landscape of the Artificial Intelligence industry -- Winner of that Poster competition. (See the news here)


#GirlPower: Women’s Political Empowerment and Female Entrepreneurship -- won the 1st runner up prize. 



  • Two submissions got accepted at AOM (August, 2018). 
  • Two submissions got accepted at EGOS in Estonia (July, 2018).
  • Completed an advanced Network modeling workshop in Kentucky (June, 2018). 
  • Passed Comprehensive Exam (May, 2018).
  • Nur presented at the University of British Columbia (February, 2018).