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Daniel Isenberg - The 2015 Strategic Innovation Summit

Daniel Isenberg

CEO at Entrepreneurship Policy Advisors

Berklee College Institute for Creative Entrepeneurship, Entrepenuership Policy Advisors, Columbia Business Schoo


Daniel Isenberg is Babson Executive Education Professor of Entrepreneurship Practice, founding executive director of the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project (BEEP), and Adjunct Professor at Columbia School of Business. Daniel was a professor for 11 years at the Harvard Business School, has been an entrepreneur and venture capitalist in Israel, and is an active angel investor. Daniel is also a widely published author, including Worthless Impossible and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value(Harvard Business Review Press 2013) which has been featured in the Economist, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, etc. Daniel’s blog posts have been viewed by over a million people. He has been a pioneer in the concept and development of entrepreneurship ecosystems, and he launched and directs Manizales-Mas and Scale Up Milwaukee. For this work, in 2012 Mikhail Gorbachev awarded Isenberg the Pio Manzu Award for “Innovations in economic development.” At Babson Executive Education, Daniel created the acclaimed 3-day program, Driving Economic Growth Through Entrepreneurship Ecosystems. Daniel earned the Ph.D. in social psychology from Harvard University in 1981.

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