Sharon Matusik is an Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado. Her current research focuses on entrepreneurial and venture capital firms and on innovation and knowledge sharing in established firms. Her work has been published in top international academic journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, and Academy of Management Review, and is widely cited in the management field. She is also on the Editorial Board of two of the top academic journals in the field of management, Academy of Management Journal and Academy of Management Review. Dr. Matusik served as the Director of the Doctoral Program in Strategic, Organization, and Entrepreneurial Studies for four years, is the Chairperson for the Knowledge and Innovation Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society, and is the Academic Director of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship.