I hold a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Fox School of Business, Temple University, Philadelphia, currently I’m the Director of The Smith Center for Entrepreneurship and an Associate Professor of Management at California State University, East Bay. My research interests include International Business, Non-market Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation. In addition to my academic endevours, I have founded, invested, and advised multiple startups and served as a member of the Board of Directors for several Multinational Corporations in the U.S and Europe.