Dr. Florian Hemme was, until recently, Assistant Professor of Sport Management at High Point University. After retiring from full-time academia, he now teaches online courses for both High Point University and The University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on organizational change, sport entrepreneurship, and the intersection of public and private sport enterprise. His award-winning dissertation examined the planning and implementation of a major organizational transformation initiative at a municipal NRPA department, investigating employees change experience over the course of 18 months. A qualitative scholar of human experience, his work has been published in Sport Management Review, Sport in Society, Journal of Change Management, Journal of Organizational Change Management, and Journal of Sport Management.