Carolyn Rutherford is a Ph.D. Fellow at the Department of Strategic Management and Globalization (SMG) at Copenhagen Business School. Her research primarily focuses on entrepreneurial activities and strategic choices in early stage firm development. With over 7 + years in small, creative industries and early growth companies, Carolyn has developed analytical and practical skills in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. Carolyn is interested in the intersection of creativity, entrepreneurial processes and societal impact. She received an honours degree from Trinity College Dublin in Business Studies and Political Science and a masters in Organisational Innovation and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Design Strategy from Copenhagen Business School.