Mahka Moeen is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and a Schulze Foundation Professor of Entrepreneurship. Her research interests include entry strategy within nascent industries. She seeks to understand the entrepreneurial strategies that firms undertake during early industry stages and even prior to the first ever commercialization within an industry context. Her research has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Organization Science, and Strategy Science. Mahka serves on the editorial review boards of Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Organization Science. Within SMS, She serves on the leadership team of the Entrepreneurship and Strategy Interest Group. She received her PhD in strategy and entrepreneurship from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business.