Dietmar Grichnik is Chair Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Institute of Technology Management at the University of St. Gallen (HSG). He is the Initiator and Co-Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Global Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. In addition, he is the former Dean of the School of Management and Member of several boards in academia and in practice. The main focus of his work is on corporate venturing, entrepreneurial finance, and startup management. In 2015 he was ranked among the TOP-100 leading professors in entrepreneurship worldwide nominated by today`s tech entrepreneurs.