Educator Credentials


1.      Top 10 Thought Leader in Experiential Entrepreneurship Learning/Education

2.      Expert on Project-Based Learning

3.      Multiple National/Global Best Practice Awards for Programs

4.      Top consultant speaker on Entrep Education (especially Experiential) to OECD, EU, global audiences (Japan, Uruguay, Chile, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, Cairo, etc.)

5.      Connected to the best programs and best people in the world (that’s the fun part!


  • Most cited article on deep entrepreneurial learning ( )
  • Most cited author on cognitive change in entrepreneurs (e.g., intent)
  • (Sample presentation: )
  • Didn't write the book but did write the first Chapter ;) (
  • Know ALL of the top entrepreneurship educators!


  • Late 1980's
    • #1 nationally ranked by SBA: Ohio State's Small Business Institute program, innovated community engagement models (and using undergrads)
  • 1990's
    • Honored nationally by SBA for 4 "special projects"
  • 2000's
    • Boise State (then statewide) TRAILS and TEAMS program using students to support gazelles, economic development projects, State Department of Commerce and technology commercialization ( )
  • Nationally Decorated:
    • US Small Business Admin
    • US SBA Office of Advocacy ("best of the best" award)
    • National Governors Association
    • National Lt Gov Association (econ devel)
    • Council of State & Local Govts
    • USASBE (best pedagogy award)
  • Globally Decorated:
    • International Economic Development Council
    • International Council for Small Business (best pedagogy award)
    • Peter Drucker Foundation (also funding)
    • Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (also funding)
    • [+ OECD, EU, ILO]


  • OECD: Subject Matter Expert for HE Innovate, Entrepreneurship360 [OECD entrep ed initiatives]
  • EU: Coneeect, ThinkActTank
  • ILO: Helped develop experiential toolkit for online delivery.
  • Academy of Management: Chair, Global Scholar Development Committee
  • International Council for Small Business: Online Learning Excellence initiative
  • World Entrepreneurship Forum & Junior WEF              
  • USAID: Supported Finnish initiative for Global Entrepreneurship Week, Cairo.
  • Entrepreneurs Organization New Zealand/Auckland U of Tech: Entrepreneurship Week 2015
  • Ibero-American Academy of Management: Chile 2015
  • Asociation AFIDES: Entrepreneurship conference, Uruguay 2016
  • US Regional: Idaho Digital Learning Academy, State Office of Education
  • US National: Testimony to US Senate Committee on Entrepreneurship & Small Business
  • thus far in 2017: Japan, Dubai


  • Friends with A+ entrepreneurship education programs such as Aalto (Finland), Gothenburg (Sweden), Venture Lab (Netherlands), Stanford (STVP & EpiCenter), VentureWell, University of Buckingham (UK) and more; also friends with funders/allies such as Ewing Marion Kauffman.