Jerome Engel

Senior Fellow, Lester Center for Entrepreneurship
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"The idea that life, when lived well, and business, when done well, is a win-win proposition resonates across cultures."

Jerome Engel is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, and Chair of the New Venture Creation and Venture Capital program. He also serves as General Partner at Monitor Ventures, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, and focuses on investments in high technology companies.

Engel has extensive corporate experience with entrepreneurship and venture capital, both as an investor and as an entrepreneur. He has mentored many of the Bay Area's leading venture-funded technology companies. He was a Founding General Partner in a Southern California based venture fund backed by CalPERS. He was a founder and CFO of AllBusiness.com which was sold to NBC, and sits on the boards of several technology-based companies. He began his career as a CPA and established the Entrepreneurial Services Group at Ernst & Young. He is Faculty Chair of The UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition, the International Berkeley-Intel Technology Challenge, and Faculty Co-Chair of the Global Social Venture Competition.

He is the Faculty Director of Intel/U.C. Berkeley International Entrepreneurship Initiative and serves on the Faculty Advisory Board of the Kauffman Fellows Program, the editorial Board of the International Journal of Technoentrepreneurship, and previously served as Faculty Director of the Kauffman Foundation Lifelong Learning for Entrepreneurship Educators Program. He is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer in the US and internationally. Mr. Engel holds a B.S. from Pennsylvania State University and a Master's degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Academic Background 

MS, Accounting, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

BS, Pennsylvania State University

Publications & Media

Videos 

A Look Inside the Innovative Organization program

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The Venture Capital Executive Program with Jerome Engel

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Guest speaker, John Hanke of Niantic with Jerry Engel and the Innovative Organization program

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TEDxTomsk - Jerome S. Engel - Building and Innovation Society. One Man's Point of View

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BizBarcelona 2013 - Jerome Engel - Lean Startup Model

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Books 

Global Clusters of Innovation: Entrepreneurial Engines of Economic Growth Around the World

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Papers & Articles 

Global networks of clusters of innovation: Accelerating the innovation process

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Models of Innovation: Startups and Mature Corporations

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Awards & Honors 
  • National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance - Olympus Corporation
  • Lifetime of Educational Innovation Award 2010
  • NASDAQ 2006 center of Entrepreneurial Excellence Award to the Lester Center
  • Edwin M. and Gloria W. Appel Prize for bringing entrepreneurial vitality to academe, 2002
Academic Background 

MS, Accounting, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

BS, Pennsylvania State University

Publications & Media

Videos 

A Look Inside the Innovative Organization program

WATCH VIDEO

The Venture Capital Executive Program with Jerome Engel

WATCH VIDEO

Guest speaker, John Hanke of Niantic with Jerry Engel and the Innovative Organization program

WATCH VIDEO

TEDxTomsk - Jerome S. Engel - Building and Innovation Society. One Man's Point of View

WATCH VIDEO

BizBarcelona 2013 - Jerome Engel - Lean Startup Model

WATCH VIDEO
VIEW MORE
Books 

Global Clusters of Innovation: Entrepreneurial Engines of Economic Growth Around the World

VIEW BOOK
VIEW MORE
Papers & Articles 

Global networks of clusters of innovation: Accelerating the innovation process

VIEW PAPER

Models of Innovation: Startups and Mature Corporations

VIEW PAPER
VIEW MORE