Associate Director, Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Jenna Makus oversees the operations, communications and program
planning at the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Before joining the Institute, she worked with the UC Davis
Graduate School of Management’s Career Services to implement
their MBA Accelerator database, and served as a program manager
for the School’s Executive Education. Makus earned her UC
Davis MBA in 2006. During her time as an MBA student, she was
involved in many activities related to the Institute,
including serving as the Big Bang! Business Plan Competition
Makus’ professional experience ranges from management consulting to business development to marketing strategy and communications. She has worked in both startup ventures and large, multinational companies across a variety of industries including technology, higher education publishing and civil engineering consulting.