Christoph Zott is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School in Barcelona, where he is also the Director of the MRM and Ph.D. Programs. His current research and teaching interests center on business model innovation, design thinking, entrepreneurial leadership, and private equity. He has published on these and related topics in numerous top academic and practitioner outlets. Christoph Zott is a Co-Editor for the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and a member of the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. He has also served in various leadership roles for the Strategic Management Society and the Business Policy and Strategy division of the Academy of Management. Christoph Zott holds graduate degrees with distinction in Industrial Engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) and Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (France). He received his Ph.D. in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of British Columbia (Canada).