Department of Entrepreneurship Innovation and Strategy

Department Chair:

Liang Wang

Jonathan P Allen


(415) 422-6570

Professor J.P. Allen is a pioneering researcher and educator in the field of online/internet business, specializing in open technologies and the…


Ph.D., Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, 1995, M.S., Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, 1993, M.A. (Cantab), Honorary Degree, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1998, B.S., Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1989, B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1989

David Batstone


(415) 422-6081

Professor David Batstone teaches in the Department of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at USF School of Management. Previously a private equity…


Ph.D., Systematic Theology, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA, 1989, M.Div, Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA, 1984, M.Div, International Baptist Seminary, Rüschlikon, Switzerland, 1982, BA, Psychology, Westmont College, CA, 1980

Mark Cannice

Department Chair / Professor

(415) 422-6785

Professor Mark V. Cannice is an internationally recognized scholar, teacher, and speaker on entrepreneurship and venture capital. He is Department…


Ph.D., Indiana University (1997), M.S., Indiana University (1996), MBA, University of San Francisco (1992), B. S., United States Naval Academy (1984)

Roger Chen


(415) 422-6546

Roger Chen brings to USF forward-thinking expertise in the fields of corporate innovation and growth, competition and global strategy - areas he…


Ph.D., Strategy and International Management, University of Texas at Dallas, 1996, M.S., Industrial Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 1986, B.S., Operations Management, Shanghai Engineering and Science University, China, 1983

Johnathan Cromwell

Assistant Professor

(415) 422-6537

Innovation drives the production of new and useful products, services, and technologies that can help solve some of society's greatest problems…


DBA Management, Harvard Business School, S.B. Chemical-Biological Engineering, MIT

Monika Hudson

Associate Professor

(415) 422-4395

Associate Professor Monika Hudson successfully blends professional experience in the public sector with deep community involvement, teaching and…


EdD candidate, Education, University of San Francisco, DM, Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, MBA, University of San Francisco, BS, Communications Studies and Political Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Entrepreneurship, Organizational behavior, Management, Public administration

June Y. Lee

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor June Y. Lee specializes in entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging economies.  More specifically, she researches how firms…


Ph.D., Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA , M.S., Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, A.B., Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, A.B., Economics, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Laurie MacPherson

Associate Professor

(415) 422-6364

Laurie MacPherson, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, is a greatly admired teacher and academic, joining USF as a faculty member…


Ph.D., Management, Case Western Reserve University, 2002, M.A., Public and Private Management, Yale University, 1979, B.A., American Studies, Smith College, 1974

Nicole Nguyen

Honors Program Director / Assistant Professor

(415) 422-5153

Nicole Nguyen brings her diverse professional experience and impactful teaching to the School of Management's entrepreneurial community. After…


M.B.A., Finance and Marketing, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, IL, A.B., Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Gleb Nikitenko

Program Director / Assistant Professor

(415) 422-2151

Gleb Nikitenko brings more than fifteen years of program development, international management, and academic experience to the School of Management.…


EdD, Learning and Instruction, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2009, MPA, International Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA 1999, MA, International Relations and Diplomacy, Kiev State University, Ukrainian Institute of International Relations, Kiev, Ukraine, 1995