Joseph LiPuma is an affiliate professor in strategic management at EM Lyon Business School. He has a BS in mathematics and an MBA from SUNY Buffalo, and received his doctorate in business strategy and policy from Boston University. LiPuma has nearly 20 years of professional experience, including senior management, operating committee and board-level roles. He has established new businesses (information technology consultancies) in both US domestic and international environments. His research focuses on international entrepreneurship, specifically new venture internationalization and its relationship to the manner in which ventures are capitalized. He teaches masters-level courses in strategy, international business, and entrepreneurship.