Josip Kotlar is Associate Professor of Strategy and Family Business at the Politecnico di Milano School of Management (Italy). His research focuses on strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, with a special focus on family firms. He is Associate Editor of FBR, and member of the Editorial Review Boards of ET&P and JFBS; guest-editor of special issues in ET&P, IJMR, and JFBS. He published in leading journals including AMJ, ET&P, JPIM, SBE, JSBM, AML&E, FBR and the JFBS. He is Director of Research & Publications at IFERA.