Zeki Simsek is a Professor of Management and Gressette Chair of Business Strategy and Planning at the College of Business, Clemson University. Prior to this appointment he held the Eversource Scholar of Technological Entrepreneurship at the University of Connecticut. He received his PhD from the University of Connecticut. His research examines the nexus of strategic leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship. His papers have appeared in the Journal of Management, the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, and others. He has served the past 10 years on the editorial review boards of several leading scholarly journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Discoveries, Journal of Management Studies, Organizational Research Methods, Strategic Organization, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He currently serves as Senior Associate Editor at the Journal of Management. In 2019, he was awarded a lifetime appointment to the Clemson University URSAAA Society for significant achievement in research.