Alan O'Sullivan is an assistant professor in the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in strategic management. He holds a PhD from McGill University. His research investigates collaboration with technology suppliers in the development of complex products. Multi-team product development, virtual collaboration, and inter-firm coordination processes are all topics addressed through his research. His research has been published in many journals such as International Journal of Human Resource Management, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management and Management.