Prior to joining the University of Bath in 2012, he was on the faculties at Newcastle University (UK), the University of Connecticut (USA), and IE Business School (Spain). Dimo has a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from London Business School and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University (USA) and the CEU Graduate School of Business (Hungary). Prior to entering academia, he enjoyed a career in the hospitality industry, with Marriott International. His last position was finance director for two hotel businesses in Budapest, Hungary. Originally from Bulgaria, he have lived in Hungary, UK, Spain, and the US, and is fluent in Bulgarian, English, Russian, Spanish, Hungarian, and German.