Mike Wright is professor of Entrepreneurship and head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at Imperial College Business School, and director of the Centre for Management Buyout Research, which he founded in 1986. He’s also associate director of the Entrepreneurship Research Centre and a visiting professor at the University of Ghent. Mike has received honorary doctorates from the Universities of Ghent and Derby and is an academician of the Academy of Social Sciences. He is currently co-editor of Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He has published over 50 books and more than 400 articles in leading international journals. His research focuses on corporate governance, academic entrepreneurship, returnee entrepreneurs, habitual entrepreneurs, family firms, private equity, and emerging economies. He is past chair of the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division and a member of the British Venture Capital Association Research Advisory Committee.