Andrew Nelson is the Randall C. Papé Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Professor of Management at the University of Oregon.
He also serves as the University of Oregon’s Associate Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and as academic director of the Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship.
Andrew received his PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, where he subsequently served as a Lecturer. He also holds an MSc (with distinction) from Oxford University and a BA (with honors and distinction) from Stanford.
Nelson's research explores the emergence and commercialization of technologies in fields ranging from digital music to biotechnology. He is the author of numerous articles in leading journals as well as the book, The Sound of Innovation (MIT Press), and has been featured in media outlets ranging from NPR to The Wall Street Journal. He also serves as an associate editor of the Academy of Management Journal. An award-winning teacher, Nelson leads undergraduate, MBA, PhD and executive education courses in entrepreneurship. He also is the co-author of the leading textbook, Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise (McGraw-Hill), now in its 5th edition in multiple translations and used in entrepreneurship courses worldwide. He also serves as the University of Oregon's Associate Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and as Academic Director of the Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship.