Foster School of Business


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Foster School of Business
Lecturer of Entrepreneurship


  • PhD University of Washington (2000)
  • MBA University of Washington (1992)
  • BS University of Limerick

Academic Expertise

  • entrepreneurship
  • technology and innovation strategy

Current Research

  • Case studies on local startup companies and entrepreneurs for use in class (Joyce Ten/Seattle Chocolate/Theo/Lumera Photonics/Alaska Smokehouse/CIBO Naturals/Front Porch Classics/Rhodes Architectural Stone and others)

Positions Held

  • At the University of Washington since 1995

Honors and Awards

  • Andrew V. Smith, Faculty Development Award, 2004, & 2006
  • Entrepreneurship Program Award, 2003
  • MBA elective professor of the year, 2002
  • University of Washington Excellence in Teaching Award, 1997

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