Maud Pindard-Lejarraga got her Ph.D. (2010) and Master in Business from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (ES). She completed her undergraduate studies in the Ecole Normale Supérieure in France. Before joining IE, she occupied two visiting researcher positions at HEC Paris and Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto). Her research interests focus on organizational ecology and on the impact of interorganizational relationships on firm survival and performance. Her work has been presented in various international conferences, in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Portugal, Italy, Slovenia and Denmark. She is an active member of the Academy of Management and serves as a reviewer for Industrial and Corporate Change.