Dean A. Shepherd, Ph.D. is the Randall L. Tobias Chair in Entrepreneurial Leadership and Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. His research focuses on the decision-making and cognition required to leverage entrepreneurial opportunities and learn from experimentation and failure. Shepherd has authored or edited eight books on entrepreneurship and strategy. He coauthored Entrepreneurship, a leading textbook now in its seventh edition. He is Associate Editor for the Journal of Business Venturing, a reviewer for several journals, and a panelist for the National Science Foundation in the areas of Innovation and Organization Science.