Christoph Zott is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School in Barcelona. His current 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 Zott is a Co-Editor for the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and a member of the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. He has previously served in leadership roles for the Strategic Management Society and the Strategic Management division of the Academy of Management. Christoph Zott 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).