Luis Diestre is a Full Professor at IE Business School. He received his PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Southern California in 2009. His research interests revolve around two distinct topics: non-market strategy and R&D activities in the Biopharmaceutical industry. Diestre’s work appears in publications such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Management Science, the Journal of Management Studies, and Research Policy. He was awarded in 2016 an ERC Starting Grant of about 1.4 million euros to develop a research project on the illegal trade of pharmaceutical drugs. In addition, Luis was included in Poets and Quants’ 2015 list of “The World’s Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors”. He has been a member of the Editorial Review Board of the Academy of Management Journal (since 2010) and the Strategic Management Journal (since 2014). Currently he serves as an Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Journal.