Linda F. Edelman is a Full Professor at Bentley University, and currently serves as the chair of the Management Department. She received her MBA and DBA from Boston University. Currently she is a research fellow at Saint Petersburg University, Russia. Before coming to Bentley, Linda studied at London Business School and was a research fellow at the Warwick Business School. Her research examines small firms, women and nascent entrepreneurs. Her work has appeared in numerous journals such as Journal of Business Venturing; Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Industrial and Corporate Change, and Organization Studies. Linda serves on three editorial boards and has co-edited three special issues on women in entrepreneurship. She has written four books and over 75 scholarly journal articles and book chapters. She teaches courses in strategic management and strategic innovation to undergraduates, graduates, doctoral students, and executives.