Paolo Capolupo is a PhD Student in Management Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Bari (Italy). He was a visiting PhD student at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany) within the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group. He holds a master’s degree in Management Engineering. His research interests focus on innovation and entrepreneurship in family businesses, with particular attention to transgenerational dynamics. He has been a member of the International Family Enterprise Research Academy since 2021 and now serves as PhD Ambassador.