Alfredo De Massis is Professor of Entrepreneurship & Family Business and Director of the Centre for Family Business Management at the Free University of Bolzano (Italy) where he is also the Leader of the Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Management Cluster (Dept.). He co-directs family business research projects at Lancaster University Management School (UK). He serves as Associate Editor of FBR and on the Editorial Boards of ET&P, SEJ and JFBS. His research has been published widely in leading academic and professional journals including AMJ, SMJ, JBV, JMS, ETP, JPIM, AMP, FBR, GSJ, JBE, CMR.