Prof. dr. Joris Ebbers is Full Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Luiss Business School in Rome and the Academic Dean of its Amsterdam campus. Prior to this, he worked at the University of Amsterdam Business School, where he was Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Deputy Head of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation section, and co-founder of the Entrepreneurship and Management in Creative Industries (EMCI) specialization in the Master Business Administration.His research and teaching focuses on strategic management, entrepreneurship, and social networks, particularly in the context of cultural/creative industries and start-ups/scale-ups. He published in academic journals that include Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Harvard Business Review, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Organization Studies, Technovation, Journal of Cultural Economics, Journal of Digital Media & Policy, Strategic Organization, Human Relations, and European Management Review. He was a visiting scholar at New York University’s Stern School of Business, City University London’s Bayes Business School, University of Bologna, RMIT, Freie Universität Berlin, and the University of Melbourne. Finally, he is a member of the board of reviewers of Journal of Business Venturing.