Kimberly Eddleston is the Schulze Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University and is an Academic Scholar at Cornell University’s Smith Family Business Initiative. Professor Eddleston is an associate editor of the Journal of Business Venturing and serves on the editorial board of multiple journals including Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Family Business Review, Journal of Family Business Strategy, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Professor Eddleston has won multiple awards for her research and her research has appeared in prestigious journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Business Venturing. Over the years, she has led a consulting course at Northeastern University that has assisted more than 150 businesses. In addition, she has had various levels of involvement with several of her family’s businesses, which are in the real estate, construction, business services and hospitality industries.