Peter Bryant is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at IE in Madrid, where he teaches in the MBA and Executive Education Programs. He entered academia after a fifteen year career as a manager in the airline, banking, consulting, and venture capital industries. During this period, he managed the creation of a number of technology ventures, and achieved successful IPOs and VC deals. He began his academic career in Sydney, Australia. His research is published in leading academic journals, as well as in professional outlets such as the online Harvard Business Review and The Economist.