Meet Our Team

Georgetown Entrepreneurship is proud to have a diverse team of talented professionals, academics and students working hard to build a vibrant entrepreneurial community at Georgetown. Through their efforts the department is able to make a lasting impact on tomorrow’s leaders in business and entrepreneurship while helping students launch their own companies here on campus.

Program Leaders

Our Department Leaders are leading a movement to make Georgetown one of the best universities in the world for entrepreneurship, instilling entrepreneurial thinking in every Georgetown student.

Director and Professor of Management

Founding Director 
Professor of the Practice of Entrepreneurship

Managing Director

Senior Advisor
 & Professor of the Practice of Entrepreneurship

Lab Manager of the Georgetown Venture Lab

Program Manager

Postdoctoral Fellow

Advisory Group

An exclusive set of leaders committed to helping Georgetown become a global leader in entrepreneurship education.
Please click on the images for more information about each Advisory Board Member.
C'77, P'14, P'15

Founder, Chairman, Principal Partner and CEO, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

MBA'85, P'24

Co-Founder and CEO, FreeWheel TV


Partner, Block 16 Hospitality

Laura Ferris Anderson

I’89, MBA’97, MPP’97

Chair, Revieve

Joe Baker


Founder, Yee-Haw Brewing and Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery

Founder & CEO @ Gatsby Chocolate, CEO @ Halo Top International

General Partner at Battery Ventures


CEO and President, Carl M. Freeman Foundation

Adjunct Professor / Senior Advisor to the Provost, Georgetown University


Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Sweetgreen


Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and General Manager, Monumental Sports Network


Founder and Managing Partner, 715 Capital Partners


Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Sweetgreen


Founder & CEO, Get Well Network


Founder & CEO at Dyla Brands

Co-Founder, Silver Lake


Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Sweetgreen


CEO & Co-Founder, Modus Create


Senior Director at International Finance Corporation

Entrepreneurs in Residence

The Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) Program is one of the primary ways that we connect the Georgetown campus to the “real world” of entrepreneurship. Accomplished entrepreneurs – some of whom are Georgetown alumni – are on campus throughout the term to act as mentors and advisors to students.

Please click on the images for more information about each Entrepreneur in Residence and a contact form to schedule an appointment.

Expertise: Startups, Social Impact, Operations, Project Management 

Industry: Social Impact, Philanthropy, Non-profits

Expertise: Psychology, Mental Health Startups, Well-Being, Mindfulness, Mental Health, Conscious Leadership, Coaching

Industry: Healthcare, Tech

Expertise: Brand Creation and Management, Retail, Messaging, Startups, Customer, and Community Relations

Industry: Retail, Communications

Expertise: Software as a Service (SaaS), Strategic Partnerships, Branding, Demand Generation, Sales & Business Development, and Revenue Models

Industry: Software, Sports Marketing, Education Technology, Automobile Sector


Expertise: Proptech, Real Estate Tech, Urban Mobility, Public Policy, SaaS, Enterprise Software

Industries: Real Estate, Technology, Transportation, Travel/Tourism


Expertise: Building and growing teams, Sourcing and Preserving Talent, Creation, care and maintenance of company culture.

Industry: Manufacturing, Automation

Expertise: Bootstrapping Startups, B2B Business, Manufacturing, Finance, Innovation, Supply Chain, and Operations

Industry: Manufacturing, Operations Management, Retail


Expertise: Strategy, New Business Creation, Culture, Organizational Design, M&A, Branding, Sales and Marketing, Operations, Performance Measurement

Industries: Service Businesses, Franchising, Hospitality, Education, Private Equity

Expertise & Industry: Venture Capital, technology, social impact; Expertise – social entrepreneurship, early-stage ventures, business models, financing

Industries/Expertise: Foreign relations, US Government Affairs, Public Policy, Tech sector, Tech Policy, National Security, Lifestyle brands (Real Estate, dating, social media, home remodeling/design)

Expertise: Pharma/Biotech, Cleantech/Sustainability, Healthcare, Retail, Enterprise, and Residential Real Estate

Industry: Healthcare, Environmental Science, Energy, Biotech

Expertise: Human Centered Design, Business Development, Pitching, Social Entrepreneurship, Project Management, Leadership

Industries: Non-Profit, E-Commerce, Health, Philanthropy

Expertise: Scaling Social Ventures, Emerging Economies, Major Partnerships, Thought-Leadership, Speaker, and Women Leaders

Industry: International Development, Social Venture, Emerging Economies

Expertise: Social Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Pitching, and Fundraising

Industry: Management Consulting, Computer Science

Expertise: Publishing, Online Media, Commercial Real Estate, E-Learning , New Product Development, New Venture Creation, and Financing

Industry: Real Estate, Energy, Online Learning


Industry: Early stage start up messaging, investor presentations, life science/ health care and enterprise technologies

Expertise: Digital Marketing, Technology, and Product Development


Expertise: Consumer Products, Media & Technology, Branding & Marketing, Growth Strategies, Intra-preneurism, Leadership and Operations

Industry: Consulting, Digital Media Communications, Streaming Services

Expertise: Startups, Strategy & Innovation, Branding, Venture Financing

Industries: Consumer Products, Retail, Healthcare

Expertise: Startups, Consumer and B2B Product Innovation & Development, Content Creation, New Technologies, Intrapreneurship

Industry: Digital Media, Product Development, Innovation

Expertise: Tech Startups, Social Entrepreneurship, Business Operations

Industry: Social Impact, Technology


Expertise: Tech and Non-Tech Startups, International Matters, Organizational Development, and Business Development

Industry: Technology, Manufacturing, International Development, Law, Healthcare

Expertise: Startups, Customer Discovery and Design Thinking, and Product Positioning

Industry: Technology, Real Estate, Franchising 

Expertise: Leadership, Business Operations, and Strategy 

Industry: Technology, Transportation, Policy Management, Two-sided marketplace

Expertise: Franchising, Foodservice, Real Estate Entrepreneurship, and Structuring Deals

Industry: Food Service Consulting, Brand Management, Franchise Management, Real Estate

Expertise: Business and Growth Strategy, Talent Strategy and Culture

Industry: Business and Growth Strategy, Talent Strategy and Culture

Expertise: Startups, Social Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Business Operations, Grant Writing, Fundraising

Industry: Social Impact, Business Strategy 

Expertise: Technology Services and Startups, CRM (customer relationship management), Middle Market Buyouts, Venture Capital, Business strategy, and Entrepreneurship

Industry: Venture Capital/Private Equity, IT


These members of the Georgetown University faculty are actively involved in the research and teaching of entrepreneurship. The group includes both academics spanning a broad range of disciplines as well as experienced practitioners. They are committed to supporting the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative and to working with students to demystify the process of starting and growing a new venture.

Bob Bies

Professor of Management and Founder of the Executive Master’s in Leadership Program at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

Melissa Bradley

Tri-sector leader with more than 20 years of entrepreneurship, investment, and leadership experience. Currently, she is a Professor of Practice at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University where she teaches impact investing, social entrepreneurship, P2P economics and innovation.

Jason Brennan

Assistant Professor of Strategy, and of Economics, Ethics and Public Policy at the McDonough School of Business. His classes include: Moral Foundations of Market Society, and Social Responsibility of Business.

Peter Jaworski

Assistant Teaching Professor of business ethics. He is a Senior Fellow with the Canadian Constitution Foundation, and a Director of the Institute for Liberal Studies. Along with Jason Brennan, Peter is the author of “Markets without Limits: Moral Virtues and Commercial Interests” published in 2015.

Sandeep Dahiya

Faculty of the McDonough School of Business since 1999. Professor Dahiya spent two years working in the Corporate Finance and Strategy practice of McKinsey & Company, a leading strategy consulting firm. He worked with CEOs and CFOs of Fortune 500 firms in Healthcare, Financial Services, and Chemical industries focusing on Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Risk Management issues.

J.S. Gamble

Adjunct Professor of Strategy in the McDonough School of Business teaching entrepreneurship. His fields of expertise are Wireless and Broadband Telecom, and management consulting.

Shye Gilad

Professor of the Practice Professor in the McDonough School of Business, specializing in entrepreneurial leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation.  Shye teaches graduate level courses.

Arun Gupta

Senior Advisor to the Provost/Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Georgetown Business School teaching Entrepreneurial Finance/Venture Capital. He also focuses on Federal/Cyber IT Services investments at Columbia Capital.

Eric Koester

Adjunct Professor in the McDonough School of Business teaching several MBA-level entrepreneurship classes: Startup Factory, Customer Discovery MBA Tutorial, Lean Startup MBA Tutorial.

Alyssa Lovegrove

Experienced business executive with a career spanning banking, management consulting, consumer retailing, and non-profit sectors in the US and UK. Her current focus is social entrepreneurship and social impact ventures  – including the launch of social impact businesses and the unique challenges of managing “double and triple bottom line” organizations.

Dale Murphy

Associate Professor at the Walsh School of Foreign Service. His specialties include commercial and social entrepreneurship startups and angel investment networks. He is an expert in global issues at the juncture of the public and private sectors, and he has worked on international political economy, business-government relations, corporate social responsibility (CSR), democratization, and international security.

Jeff Reid

Adjunct Professor of strategy at the McDonough School of Business and the founding director of the the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative. A proven strategic leader in the arenas of entrepreneurship, venture capital, education, technology, and economic development Reid believes strongly in the power of entrepreneurial communities and networks to create social value.

Jean Rosauer

Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown McDonough School of Business and founder of Fuel Growth Group, an international marketing strategy firm. She partners with technology CEOs to accelerate company growth and transform industries.

Dr. Elizabeth Page Sigman

Distinguished Teaching Professor at the McDonough School of Business. Specializing in technology, social media, electronic commerce, and information systems. She is a faculty associate for the Center for Business and Public Policy and the Capital Markets Research Center, and serves as a Technology, Learning and Teaching Fellow for the Center for New Designs in Learning Systems.

Sarah Stilles

Visiting Assistant Professor in the Georgetown Department of Sociology, teaching undergraduate courses including: Introduction to Sociology; Flourishing: College & Community; Race, Society, and Cinema CBL; The Contemporary City CBL; Social Entrepreneurship/Change; Law & Society; Community Involvement Seminar CBL; Sociology Senior Seminar.

Sezer Ulku

Associate Professor at the McDonough School of Business. His research focuses on innovation, new product development, entrepreneurship, outsourcing, private equity, supply chain management, and retail operations. His research has been published in leading management journals, including Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations, and Transactions on Engineering Management.