Nick Bontis
Associate Professor, Strategic Management

Dr. Nick Bontis is Chair, Strategic Management at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. He received his Ph.D. from the Ivey Business School at Western University. He is the first McMaster professor to win Outstanding Teacher of the Year and Faculty Researcher of the Year simultaneously. He is a 3M National Teaching Fellow, an exclusive honour only bestowed upon the top university professors in Canada. He is recognized the world over as a leading professional speaker and management consultant.

Dr. Bontis' research expertise pertains to intellectual capital, knowledge management, organizational learning, knowledge worker productivity, human capital benchmarking, and structural equation modelling. He is ranked among the top 10 management researchers in Canada by and listed among the top 2% of all world scientists. Several independent bibliometric reviews have Dr. Bontis ranked among the top knowledge management researchers of all time. He has won several best paper awards and has authored among the most cited articles in several academic journals. Google Scholar ranks Dr. Bontis as the #1 most impactful researcher by citation count in the DeGroote School of Business and among the top 30 in all of McMaster University.

Dr. Bontis has published several books including the best-seller "Information Bombardment: Rising above the digital onslaught" which is in its fourth edition. He has over 140 academic publications in peer-reviewed journals with over 45,000 citations. He has published 10 teaching cases, and has amassed over 328 published interviews, 201 radio interviews and 455 TV interviews. Dr. Bontis has been invited to deliver over 500 keynote presentations in 25 countries.

Dr. Bontis teaches the capstone Business Policy and Strategic Management course in the undergraduate program. He also teaches Digital Transformation in the EMBA program and Knowledge Management in the MBA program. He has won over a dozen teaching awards including the 3M National Teaching Fellow, OCUFA, OUSA, TVO and several faculty awards. Maclean's Magazine has rated Dr. Bontis as McMaster University's most popular professor six times.
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