Schulze Distinguished Professorships 2016

Brent Goldfarb, University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Brent is associate professor of management and entrepreneurship in the management and organizations department. He is also the academic director at the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, the primary organization focused on integrating practice and research in entrepreneurship at the university. Brent has helped orient the center’s activities toward an experiential focus by implementing Lean Startup- and I-Corps-style methods in all of Dingman’s programs. Brent’s research focuses on the development of new industries and their implications on the role of startups in the economy.

Ethan Mollick, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business

Ethan is assistant professor in the Wharton School of Business. He studies innovation and entrepreneurship and the ways in which an individual’s actions can affect firms and industries. His research includes early-stage entrepreneurship and crowdfunding; the way in which communities come together to innovate; and the factors that drive the performance of entrepreneurial companies. Named as one of the “40 Most Outstanding Business School Professors Under 40,” hehas published papers in leading academic journals and, for the past three years, is among the 50 most downloaded authors on the Social Science Research Network.

Congratulations, Brent and Ethan!

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