Raffaele Conti, Full Professor and holder of the CY chair of excellence in Strategy and Innovation, received a Ph.D. in Management from Bocconi University and a M.Sc. in Economics from Pompeu Fabra University. His research interests focus primarily on how institutions affect innovation, entrepreneurship, and, more broadly, the economic behavior of individuals and organizations. He has been elected as representative-at-large of the Knowledge and Innovation Division of the Strategic Management Society. Also, he is member of the research committee of the Technology and Innovation Management Division of Academy of Management, and he was member of the research committee of the Strategy Division of Academy of Management. He currently serves as Associate Editor of Management Science and of the Strategic Management Journal.