Scott L. Newbert, PhD is a Professor of Entrepreneurship, the Lawrence N. Field Chair in Entrepreneurship, the Academic Director of the Lawrence N. Field Programs in Entrepreneurship, and the founding Chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Baruch College, City University of New York. He received his PhD in entrepreneurship and strategic management from Rutgers University. Before joining Baruch College, he was a Professor of Management at Villanova University, where he held term appointments as the Harry Halloran Emerging Scholar in Social Entrepreneurship and the Anne Quinn Welsh Faculty Fellow in Honors. Dr. Newbert has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship, design, strategy, and business ethics at Baruch College, Villanova University, Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Monmouth University. His research interests include the processes by which existing and nascent firms create value through the entrepreneurial use of resources, the determinants of firm creation, and the socioeconomic impacts of entrepreneurial activity. Dr. Newbert’s research on these and related topics has been published in the world’s leading academic journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, and Small Business Economics, and has received best paper awards from the Academy of Management Conference and the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference. Dr. Newbert also serves as a field editor for Journal of Business Venturing, the top-ranked entrepreneurship journal, an editorial board member for Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Small Business Management, and Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, an online contributor for Entrepreneur magazine, and a member of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 Advisory Council. Prior to obtaining his PhD, he worked in sales for Hershey Foods Corporation, consulted for several high-profile clients, including the Department of Homeland Security, Sandia National Laboratories, Colgate-Palmolive, and Johnson & Johnson, and co-founded Monmouth University’s Division I FCS college football program.