Alfredo De Massis is Full Professor of Entrepreneurship & Family Business and Director of the Centre for Family Business Management at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. He is also affiliated with Lancaster University Management School, UK where he co-directs the Centre for Family Business. His research focuses on innovation and strategic management of family enterprises. He serves as Associate Editor of Family Business Review and on the Editorial Boards of Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Journal of Family Business Strategy. His research has been published widely in leading academic and professional journals including Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Academy of Management Perspective, Family Business Review, California Management Review, Academy of Management Learning & Education, and has been featured in various media outlets including Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, CNBC. He has been Guest Editor of eleven special issues in journals like Strategic Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Global Strategy Journal, Family Business Review, California Management Review, International Journal of Management Reviews and Small Business Economics.