Joris Ebbers is Full Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Luiss Business School and Academic Dean of their hub in Amsterdam. Before joining Luiss Business School, he was Associate Professor at the 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. He teaches entrepreneurship, business models, strategic management, creative leadership, and creative industries. 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, Bayes (formerly 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.