Joris Ebbers is Full Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Luiss Business School and Academic Dean of their campus in Amsterdam. Before joining Luiss Business School, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Amsterdam Business School, where he also acted as Deputy Head of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation section and co-founded the Entrepreneurship and Management in Creative Industries (EMCI) specialization in the MSc in Business Administration. His current teaching focuses on the topics of managing creativity in organizations, business and leadership aspects of creative and cultural industries, and scaling up new ventures. His main research interests are entrepreneurship, social networks, and organization. He studies this mostly in the context of creative industries and new ventures. He published in academic journals that include Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Organization Studies, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Strategic Organization, Human Relations, European Management Review, and Journal of Cultural Economics. Joris was a visiting scholar at New York University Stern School of Business, Cass Business School London, University of Bologna, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and Freie Universität Berlin. Finally, he is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Business Venturing.