Jerome S. Engel
Founding Executive Director Emeritus
Lester Center for Entrepreneurship
Adjunct Professor, Haas School of Business
Mr. Engel joined the University of California at Berkeley in 1991 to found the Lester Centerfor Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Mr. Engel is an adjunct professor at the Haas Schoolof Business and instructs in both the School's MBA and Executive Education programs specializing in Entrepreneurship, New Venture Finance, Corporate Innovation, Venture Capital and Private Equity. Mr. Engel is also co-founder and General Partner of Monitor Venture Partners, a venture capital firm organized in collaboration with the Monitor Group, investing in early stage technology ventures. In Mr. Engel’s broad background in entrepreneurship and innovation, he has founded successful entrepreneurial firms, taken several public, sold others to major corporations, and currently serves on the Boards of Directors several high potential venture capital backed and privately held firms. Previously he was the Managing Partner of Entrepreneurial Services for Ernst & Young, in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the firm’s National Director of Capital Resources, a practice specializing is new venture financing. His most recent research and publications focus on the nature in innovation processes in firms, communities and global networks. Mr. Engel holds a MS degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and BS degree from Pennsylvania State University.
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