Edward Roberts: Entrepreneurial Impact of Science and Technology-Based Universities

David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Friday, 14 February 2014: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Regency A (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Dr. Roberts is an economist and expert in advanced technology management and entrepreneurship, a serial high-tech entrepreneur, and an angel investor. His book on high-tech business creation and growth, Entrepreneurs in High-Technology: Lessons from MIT and Beyond, won the Association of American Publishers Award for Outstanding Book in Business and Management. His 2009 report, Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT, documents the past 50 years of Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni entrepreneurship and has become a model for comparable studies by other universities. Roberts was a founding member of the MIT System Dynamics Group, is founder and chair of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, and is founder and past chair of the Management of Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at MIT Sloan School of Management. He is actively involved as a co-founder, board member, and angel investor in many high-tech startups. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Edward Roberts, Ph. D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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