corporate Innovation meeting
Graduate Certificate in
Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship


  • Shawn Clark
    • Degree
      Ph.D., Business Administration, Penn State
    • Degree
      Master of Organizational Behavior, Brigham Young University
    • Degree
      B.S., Brigham Young University

    Dr. Shawn Clark is director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship and a clinical professor of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Smeal College of Business. He teaches courses in corporate innovation, entrepreneurship, business planning, strategic management, enterprise modeling, project management, and business transformation consulting. His research focuses on business architecture modeling, corporate innovation, global prescience, enterprise transparency, and the strategic alignment of business and information technology.

  • Raghu Garud
    Ph. D., Strategic Management and Organization, University of Minnesota

    Raghu Garud is the Farrell Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and a professor of management and organization at Penn State. His research explores the emergence and adoption of novelty. Raghu was recognized by the Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management as its distinguished scholar for 2020. In addition to many journal articles, Raghu has co-edited or co-authored several books.  

    He has served on the faculty at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Raghu also has been a Fellow of the Sydney Sussex College, the University of Cambridge, a visiting scholar at VU Amsterdam, the Copenhagen Business School, the University of Bologna, the University of St. Gallen, The Indian School of Business, and the Singapore Management University.

  • John Jordan
    • Degree
      Ph.D., American Studies, University of Michigan
    • Degree
      M.A., American Studies, University of Michigan
    • Degree
      M.A.R., Ethics, Yale University
    • Degree
      A.B., Political Science and History, Duke University

    Dr. John Jordan has been working at the intersection of technology and management for more than 20 years. At the Ernst & Young Center for Business Innovation, he directed internet research for the Wired for Profit multi-client program, then moved to the staff of the chief technology officer before returning to academia. He has won teaching awards at Michigan, Harvard, and Penn State, and is the author of five books. One book, Robots (in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series), has been translated into six languages. Another book, on 3D printing (MIT Press), will be published in 2019.

  • Jeanette Miller
    • Degree
      DBA, Business Administration, Georgia State University
    • Degree
      M.A., International Business (International Relations), Webster University
    • Degree
      B.A., Economics, University of Texas at Austin

    Dr. Jeanette Miller is associate director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship and an assistant clinical professor of entrepreneurship in the Smeal College of Business. She teaches courses in new venture creation, entrepreneurship, and managing startups. Her research focuses on social impact, student entrepreneurship, and measurement of impact investing on startups.

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