Alisa Sydow is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the ESCP Business School, Turin Campus. She primarily teaches entrepreneurship, and strategic management with a focus on sustainability and impact. She earned her doctorate in Management and Innovation at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. Alisa’s research interests are in entrepreneurship in developing economies (ie. Kenya & Uganda), entrepreneurial decision-making processes and family entrepreneurship. She is author of articles published in top-tier management journals (ie., Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice), case studies and papers presented at international conferences (ie., AOM, EGOS, & EURAM). For instance, she discusses in her research workaround practices of entrepreneurs to overcome severe institutional voids. Moreover, Alisa is one of the founders of Nampelka GmbH – a start-up that focus on natural products such as biodynamic wine and coffee.