02 November 2021

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We are extremely glad to add to our team the following distinguished Professors

Christos Kolympiris: Christos is Associate Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Warwick Business School (WBS). Funded by the Kauffman Foundation, he received his PhD in Applied Economics at the University of Missouri - Columbia in 2010. Before joining WBS he was at the faculty at the University of Bath School of Management. His work is at the intersection of technology innovation management, entrepreneurship, economics of science and economic geography. He is pursuing two core lines of research. The first looks at the institution of science analyzing, among others, careers of scientists with a focus on research fund acquisition, the distribution of research funding, university-based innovation, location choice of academic entrepreneurs, academic mentoring, university incubators, technology transfer from academia to industry and the effects of academic science on industrial innovation. The second revolves around decision making in entrepreneurial finance and addresses issues such as the geographic distribution of venture capital investments and how geography and different forms of intellectual property protection shape information asymmetries between providers of entrepreneurial finance and entrepreneurs.

Peter Gianiodis:  Peter Gianiodis is the inaugural holder of the Merle E. Gilliand Professor in Entrepreneurial Finance. He received his PhD from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, and has spent the past 10 years at Clemson University. He researches at the intersection of entrepreneurship, technology management and strategy. His scholarly work appears in the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Academy of Management Perspectives, and recently in the California Management Review. Dr. Gianiodis' research has explored market entry across several contexts, including new venture entry into mature markets, and technology commercialization from university start-ups. In addition to his scholarly work, he serves on the board of several journals, including the Academy of Management Perspectives. He has taught capstones course in entrepreneurship and strategic management at both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as courses on innovation management.


Nick Vonortas: Nick is Professor of Economics and International Affairs at The George Washington University in Washington D.C. He is a faculty member of the Department of Economics, of the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy (IISTP), and of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration. He is currently the Director of the IISTP and the MA program on International Science & Technology Policy. Professor Vonortas currently holds a ‘São Paulo Excellence Chair’ in Technology and Innovation Policy at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), State of São Paulo, Brazil. He is a Leading Research Fellow at the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow, Russian Federation. He recently completed a Visiting Professorship at the Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, Republic of China. He has also served for several years as a member of the Innovation Policy Forum of the U.S. National Academies of Science.

The TIME MBE Program is welcoming you with great honor and  enthusiasm!


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