Mahka Moeen is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Her research interests include the co-evolution of capability reconfiguration strategies and nascent industries. She seeks to understand the entrepreneurial strategies that firms undertake during early industry stages and even prior to the first ever commercialization within an industry context. Her research has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Organization Science. She is the recipient of the 2017 Emerging Scholar Award in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Industry Studies Association and the 2016 Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship. Her doctoral dissertation was recognized by the Kauffman Foundation, the Academy of Management’s Technology and Innovation Management division, the Industry Studies Association, and the Strategy Research Foundation. Mahka serves on the editorial review boards of Strategic Management Journal and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. She is a representative at large within the Competitive Strategy Interest Group. She received her PhD in strategy and entrepreneurship from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business.