Michael W. Fountain, PhD, MBA, FNAI
Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, John & Beverley Grant Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship Professor, Industrial & Management Systems Engineering Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine

Assistant Directors

José Zayas-Castro, PhD
Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering Professor and Associate Dean for Research Assistant Director, Center for Entrepreneurship Engineering Liaison for Programs Relating to Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies

Shyam Mohapatra, PhD
Distinguished Professor, College Of Medicine Internal Medicine; Distinguished Professor, Non Usf Health; Endowed Chair, College Of Medicine Internal Medicine; Professor, College Of Medicine Molecular Medicine; Professor, College Of Medicine Pediatrics; Professor, Coph Environmental & Occupational Health; Vice Chair of Research, Internal Med, Medicine, Univ of South Florida; Distinguished Professor, Univ of South Florida, USF Institute of Advanced Discovery and Innovation; Distinguished Health Professor, Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine; Director,USF Nanomedicine Research Center, Internal Medicine, Medicine, Univ of South Florida; Director, Div Translational Medicine, Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine; Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, College of Pharmacy, Univ of South Florida; Research Career Scientist, Research and Development, James A Haley VA Hospital; Principal Investigator, VA Research & Development, Jammes A Haley VA Hospital

Dirk Libaers, PhD
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Assistant Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, Kennedy Family Professor of Entrepreneurship


Stephen R. Budd, MBA
Instructor, Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs

Sharon Hanna-West, JD
Exide Distinguished Lecturer of Ethics and Sustainability College of Business

Diana Hechavarría, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Entrepreneurship

Lei Zhang, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Entrepreneurship

Kenneth Hamner, JD, MBA, MForAcc, MSEAT
Adjunct Professor

Karl Klicker, EdD, MSEAT
Adjunct Professor

Richard Berman, MBA, MHA
Visiting Social Entrepreneurship Professor in-Residence

Lin Jiang, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor

Glenn Whichard, PhD, MBA
Adjunct Professor

Scholar in Residence

Thomas Zimmerer, Ph.D.

Faculty Associates

Dr. Tapas K. Das
Professor & Department Chair
Industrial Management Systems Engineering
Center for Entrepreneurship, Liason for Industrial Engineering

Kingsley A. Reeves, Jr., PhD, MBA
Associate Professor, USF, Industrial & Management Systems Engineering, College of Engineering