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Phebo Wibbens

Doctoral Student

Research Interests: competitive strategy, formal modeling, resource based view, dynamic capabilities

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Phebo Wibbens is a doctoral candidate in Management, subfield Strategy, at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He applies formal and statistical modeling to better understand how resource dynamics shape long term company returns. His dissertation committee consists of Nicolaj Siggelkow (advisor), Dan Levinthal (chair) and David Hsu. Before joining Wharton, Phebo worked for 8 years at Bain & Company in Amsterdam and Boston, first as a consultant and more recently leading the research team in the Global Strategy Practice. He is the writer and co-author of a Dutch management book studying iconic organizations such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (recently translated in 2016 as Iconic: How to create a virtuous circle of success). Phebo holds a M.Sc. degree in Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania as well as M.Sc. degrees (cum laude) in both Physics and Mathematics from the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). He lives with his wife and three children in a suburb of Philadelphia, PA.