Boris Lokshin is an associate professor at the department of Organization, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Maastricht University. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands and a master’s in economics from Indiana University, Bloomington. Before joining the faculty at the Maastricht School of Business and Economics, he worked as senior researcher at the United Nations University - Economic and social Research and training center on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT). His research deals with topics at the intersection of fields of strategic management, innovation and entrepreneurship and has appeared in the leading academic journals. He has been on the expert panels to the Flemish Research Council, Polish National Science Council and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs as well as EU Commission framework programs.