Mladen Turuk, PhD, is currently Asst. Professor at the University of Zagreb, Croatia. He earned his postgraduate specialist degree in Strategic Entrepreneurship in 2009 and his PhD in Business Economics in 2016. He has authored or co-authored over 20 scientific papers, has acted as a reviewer and has been engaged as a visiting professor at Macquarie University of Sydney, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics and the University of Johannesburg. He has participated in several domestic and international projects. In addition to his academic career, he has more than ten years of experience in the industrial sector and is active in civil society organizations. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Contemporary Business and Entrepreneurship and the president of The Entrepreneurship Club.