Join us for an evening of Networking and Fun as we discuss the Future of Entrepreneurship Education with none other than Dr. Timothy Stearns.
Entrepreneur Pathways Inc.
Timothy Stearns was previous holder of the Coleman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies. He was the Founding Executive Director of the Lyle's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at California State University, Fresno. Timothy currently serves on the editorial board of the Oxford University Press Business and Management. Join us as we discuss the future of entrepreneurship education.
Timothy received his MBA degree in management and a doctorate in management/sociology from Indiana University. He previously was a member of the Management faculty at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Marquette University. He has served on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Business Research, and the Journal of Small Business Management. Dr. Stearns has co-authored a textbook on management and is the author of more than 150 research articles and presentations. He has taught and lectured on entrepreneurship and innovation to students and executives in Thailand, Poland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Macau, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Germany, Malaysia, Nepal, France, Belgium, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, and the People’s Republic of China. He served as Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management in 2006 and 2008. He previously served as President of the Water, Energy & Technology Center, a not for profit facility from 1998-2010. Timothy is co-founder of Kids Invent! a company selling creative hands on learning around the world. He was a co-founder of the National Network for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, a nonprofit located in Rapid City, South Dakota which concluded its work in 2013. In April 2016 he founded Entrepreneur Pathways, Inc. providing curricula, instruction, and training in entrepreneurship to educators and students alike. He regularly works as a consultant for the government of Malaysia on innovation and technology commercialization. He is also host and organizer of the Global Elevator Pitch Competition held annually at the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Conference. In 2007, Dr. Stearns won the prestigious Wang Family Excellence Award given each year to 4 faculty members selected from the 23-campus wide California State System. In January 2009, Dr. Stearns was elected a Fellow of the U.S. Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, one of 79 Fellows who have been inducted since 1986. He also received the university’s 2009 President’s Award of Excellence which annually recognizes a faculty member at California State University, Fresno.
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