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Ben Gomes-Casseres

Ben Gomes-Casseres
Brandeis University

Strategic partnerships
Alliance management
Partner ecosystems
Mergers and acquisitions
Technology strategy

Ben Gomes-Casseres is an expert in strategic partnerships. He is a professor at the International Business School, where he directs the MBA program and the Asper Center for Global Entrepreneurship and teaches courses on M&A, strategy, and innovation. Prior to that, he was a professor at Harvard Business School and an economist at the World Bank. He has been studying, teaching, and consulting on business partnerships for thirty years. Ben wrote articles, cases, and three books on the topic, including "Remix Strategy: The Three Laws of Business Combinations" (HBR Press, 2015). He is often quoted in the press and speaks at industry conferences. Ben serves as an advisor to Inspira Farms, a social enterprise startup, and to Powerlinx, a platform for global business partnerships. To learn more about his ideas and tools for managing partnership deals, visit