Emanuela Rondi is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics & Management of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and member of the Center for Family Business Management. Before joining UNIBZ, she graduated from Lancaster University.

Her research experience is at the intersection of family business and social capital, with a particular interest in the impact of family relationships on organizational processes as innovation and internationalization. In her research. On these topics, she has published articles in leading academic journals as Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and Journal of Family Business Strategy. Her research has received awards and recognitions, most recently the Best Applied Poster in 2018 and Best Academy of Management Paper Proceedings in 2017.

She is member of the Editorial Review Board of Journal of Family Business Strategy and has served as reviewer for leading journals as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory
and Practice, Small Business Economics and Family Business Review. In 2018, she won the Family Business Review Outstanding Reviewer Award. Emanuela serves as chair of the Research Development Program of the International Family Enterprise Research Academy.