Title: Assistant Professor Department: Strategic Management Office: Alter Hall 540 Phone: 215.204.4555 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Strategic Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Knowledge Search, Entrepreneurial Finance, Accelerators
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Sheryl Winston Smith is Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University and her B.S. from Yale University. Dr. Winston Smith’s areas of research expertise include: entrepreneurial finance, technology-related entrepreneurship, venture capital and corporate venturing, international entrepreneurship, and the economics of innovation, strategy and competitive advantage. She was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of seed accelerators on innovation and entrepreneurial decision-making. Her research has been published and presented widely, and was awarded the Kauffman Foundation Best Paper Prize at the Strategic Management Society. As well, she has been the recipient of various fellowships and grants including from the Kauffman Foundation and the Rotary Foundation. She holds leadership roles in several organizations, including Representative-at-Large in the Strategic Management Society (SMS) for the Knowledge and Innovation Interest Group; Chair of the Board Nominating Committee in the Industry Studies Association (ISA); and Track Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in for the ISA Conference 2011 and 2012.
Prior to her appointment at the Fox School of Business, she carried out postdoctoral work at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and was a Visiting Scholar at the Sloan School of Management at MIT. As well, she brings with her professional experience in the private and public sectors including currently serving on the advisory board of Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures (MADV), which advises entrepreneurs and facilitates early-stage financing in the Mid-Atlantic region. She was elected to the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Board of Trustees in Philadelphia, where she also serves on the Venture Incubator Advisory Board.
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