Research Expertise: The effective management of innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in the development and commercialization of sustainable technologies
Professor Andrew B. Hargadon has written extensively on innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly the commercialization science and technology and the management of research and development. He has published numerous articles and chapters in leading scholarly and applied publications.
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Professor, MSBA Program Chair, Jerome and Elsie Suran Chair in Technology Management
Research Expertise: Technology management, management information systems, economics of information technology industry, pricing and product design decisions, management decision technologies
Professor Bhargava is an expert in technology management and the information technology industry. He also studies the use of IT in clinical health care, and has previously worked on data-driven and analytical decision making in organizations.
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Executive Director, Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Research Expertise: Consulting, Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Joe DiNunzio is a senior executive with three decades of creative, technical and business leadership creating new ventures and building successful organizations. He has extensive experience as a management consulting practice leader, a Fortune 100 senior operating executive, an entrepreneur and an educator.
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Martin Kenney is a Professor in Community and Regional Development at the University of California, Davis; a Senior Project Director at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy; and Senior Fellow at the Research Institute for the Finnish Economy. He has been a visiting scholar at the Copenhagen Business School, Cambridge, Hitotsubashi, Kobe, Stanford, and Tokyo Universities.
Courses Taught: New venture formation, business planning and product management
Lecturer Marc Lowe is managing partner and founder of Praxis Ventures, a consultancy advising high-potential technology companies on strategy development, venture capital financing and M&A transactions. Praxis Ventures has been instrumental in raising more than $150 million in venture capital financing for its clients, and has advised on M&A transactions and initial public offerings valued in excess of three billion dollars.
Lecturer Hemant Vaidya is an independent consultant in the in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) space and a lecturer at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management. He has worked in the IVD Industry for 24 years in various capacities. He started out as a bench scientist developing Immunoassays for cardiac and thyroid markers and grew in the ranks to become the director of clinical and scientific affairs for chemistry/ immunochemistry diagnostics business and then the vice-president of R&D for the molecular and microbiology diagnostics business.
Research Expertise: Private Equity, Venture Capital, Impact Investing, Social Entrepreneurship, Finance of Innovation, Corporate Finance.