Sam Garg is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at HKUST Business School in Hong Kong. He obtained his PhD from Stanford University. His research examines board dynamics in new ventures and when these ventures scale up into public-listed firms. He has published in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He is also a coauthor of a research-based practitioner book, which was on the global shortlist for the best management book of the year. He serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and regularly contributes to the doctoral consortia at conferences. He teaches topics related to entrepreneurship at undergraduate, graduate and executive levels, and has served on the board/advisory board of non-profits and startups. Prior to his PhD, Sam co-founded an online payments venture in Singapore and also worked as a research associate at INSEAD.