Christoph Zott is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School in Barcelona. His research and teaching interests center on business model design and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership, entrepreneurial strategy and new venture creation. He has published on these and related topics in numerous top academic and practitioner outlets. Christoph has served as a Co-Editor for the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and is currently a member of the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. He is also a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society. Christoph 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).