Hamid Bouchikhi is Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at ESSEC and a leading European Researcher in the areas of organization theory, entrepreneurship and managerial innovation. Hamid is also the founder and Academic Director of the ESSEC Entrepreneurship Center dedicated to providing training, coaching, logistical support and financing to student entrepreneurs. He is past President of the Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Small Business Network (EISB) and has been a Visiting Professor to Keio University, Tokyo, University of Putra, Malaysia Graduate School of Management and to Wharton School, Pennsylvania. He has authored and co-authored several books, articles and book chapters. He holds a Doctorat en Méthodes Scientifiques de Gestion, Université Paris IX Dauphine.