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VCs, Competitors & Innovation


Foster School of Business
Associate Professor of Management


  • PhD Stanford University
  • MA Stanford University
  • MBA Brigham Young University
  • BS Brigham Young University

Academic Expertise

  • entrepreneurship
  • technology and innovation strategy
  • venture capital

Honors and Awards

  • Emerging Scholar Award, Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management
  • Schulze Distinguished Professorship in Entrepreneurship
  • National Foundation EAGER Grant for Entrepreneurship Game and Simulation Development
  • University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award
  • Industry Studies Association Best Dissertation Award
  • Best Dissertation Finalist, Technology & Innovation Management Division, Academy of Management
  • Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship
  • NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

Courses Taught

  • Opportunity Recognition and Validation (ENTRE 563)
  • Sociological Foundations of Entrepreneurship (ENTRE 581)
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship (ENTRE 370)
  • Entrepreneurial Strategy (ENTRE 510)
  • Innovation and Organizations (ENTRE 590)
  • Grand Challenges for Entrepreneurs (Entre 372/Honors 231)
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