Francisco Polidoro Junior received his Ph.D. in Strategy from the University of Michigan and is currently Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on the strategies of technology-based firms, with an emphasis on influences associated with the social context surrounding firms. His research has appeared in the most prestigious management journals – Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Organization Science. Francisco currently serves as Deputy Editor and Senior Editor at Organization Science, and as member of the Editorial Review Board at Strategic Management Journal. He has also held editorial board positions in AMJ, AMR, and ASQ. Francisco has been actively involved in professional service at the Strategic Management Society, Academy of Management, and INFORMS. He served as program co-chair for the 2018 SMS Special Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil and for the 2019 Organization Science Winter Conference. He has contributed to various research and best paper award committees, and as panelist in numerous faculty consortia and paper development workshops.