Luis Gomez-Mejia is a Regents University Professor, a Council of 100 Distinguished Professor, and also holds the Weatherup/Overby Chair of Management at Arizona State University. Before he held the Ray and Milan Siegfried Professor of Management at the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, the Benton Cocanaugher Chair in Business at Texas A & M University (since 2009), and he was a faculty member at Arizona State University (since 1989), where he was a Council of 100 Distinguished Scholar, a Regents Professor, and Arizona Heritage Chair holder. Gomez-Mejia, who has been named in several studies as one of the top management scholars in the world, has published more than 250 articles and 15 books in various management areas. He has received many international awards for his research. His publications have consistently appeared in the top management journals including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal and Journal of Management, among others. He is consistently ranked in the top 1 % most highly cited scholar in Business and Economics in the Web of Science. His recent research interests concern strategic decision making with a particular focus on family firms. His research has been cited approximately 34,000 times and he is currently cited in the literature more than 400 times per month. The socioemotional wealth model of family firms first developed in his 2007 article appearing in Administrative Science Quarterly has been cited approximately 38,000 times in Google and in 1,275 published papers in major journals. He received his PhD from the College of Business at University of Minnesota, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was subsequently chosen in 2007 as "most distinguished alumni" from the University of Minnesota.