Dr. Hoehn-Weiss' research is positioned at the intersection of strategy and entrepreneurship with an emphasis on technology firms, and it addresses three main themes: (1) the effects of alliances on performance of young firms, (2) strategies for obtaining venture capital funding, and (3) characteristics and processes of interorganizational relationships.
Her research has been published or is forthcoming in The Strategic Management Journal, The Journal of Private Equity, and Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. She has presented her work at the Academy of Management annual meetings, the Strategic Management Society International annual conferences (where her work has been nominated for the SMS Best Conference Paper Prize), the West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship, the annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conferences (BCERC), the Society of Entrepreneurship Scholars Conference & Manuscript Boot-Camp, and the Colloquium for Competition and Cooperation (CCC). Dr. Hoehn-Weiss was selected as one of four finalists for the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division's 2007 Heizer Award for outstanding dissertations in entrepreneurship.
Dr. Hoehn-Weiss teaches strategic management at both the graduate and undergraduate level. In 2012 she was honored by her MBA students with the Technology MBA Professor of the Year Teaching Award.
Dr. Hoehn-Weiss earned her doctorate at Boston University in Strategy and Policy, and she holds a B.S.C. degree (magna cum laude) in Marketing from Santa Clara University. Prior to pursuing her doctorate, Dr. Hoehn-Weiss worked in industry in Silicon Valley, California, where she held program management and product marketing positions at Cisco Systems, as well as international marketing management and product marketing management positions at Livingston Enterprises and Lucent Technologies.