Dr. Slimane ED-DAFALI is an associate professor of Management (HDR) at the National School of Commerce and Management (ENCG), Chouaib Doukkali University, Morocco, where he conducts teaching and research activities. His current research is focused on entrepreneurial finance, innovation, knowledge management strategy, family business, and corporate governance. He has contributed to different research projects with various scholars and universities. Professor ED-DAFALI has conducted applied research studies for institutional associations like the Moroccan Private Equity Association (AMIC). He is also a member of the International Academic Association of Governance (AAIG) and the Family Business Center. Dr. ED-DAFALI also serves as a referee for several international journals.