Entrepreneurship and Innovation Faculty

Jonathan Allen

(415) 422-6570

One of our big emphases here at USF is to try and make sure that businesspeople can actually get in there and do something real with technology. - J....


Ph.D., Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, 1995 | M.S., Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, 1993 | M.A. (Cantab), Honorary Degree, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1998 | B.S., Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1989 | B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1989


Internet Business Applications, Special Topics: Entrepreneurship, Internet Business Applications, Special Topic: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Strategy, Internet Business Applications, Entrepreneurial and Executive Mentoring, Contemporary Technology Trends and Tools

Mark Cannice

Department Chair / Professor
(415) 422-6785

Professor Mark V. Cannice is an internationally recognized scholar, teacher, and speaker on entrepreneurship and venture capital. He is Department...


Ph.D., Indiana University (1997) | M.S., Indiana University (1996) | MBA, University of San Francisco (1992) | B. S., United States Naval Academy (1984)


Thought Leadership in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Philosophy of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Entrepreneurial and Executive Mentoring, Individualized Organizational Practicum (Internship)

Roger Chen

(415) 422-6546

Roger Chen brings to USF forward-thinking expertise in the fields of corporate innovation and growth, competition and global strategy - areas he...


Ph.D., Strategy and International Management, University of Texas at Dallas, 1996 | M.S., Industrial Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 1986 | B.S., Operations Management, Shanghai Engineering and Science University, China, 1983


Strategic Management, Strategic Management, Strategic Management in the Global Environment, Directed Study, Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Academic Global Immersion, Organizational Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Directed Reading

Laurie MacPherson

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6364

Laurie MacPherson, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, is a greatly admired teacher and academic, joining USF as a faculty member...


Ph.D., Management, Case Western Reserve University, 2002 | M.A., Public and Private Management, Yale University, 1979 | B.A., American Studies, Smith College, 1974


Creativity, Innovation, and Applied Design, Entrepreneurial Management, Applied Innovation, Advanced Leadership, Creativity and Innovation, Creativity and Innovation Part II: How to be a Game Changer, Creativity, Innovation, and Applied Design, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Elective

Gleb Nikitenko

Program Director / Assistant Professor
(415) 422-2151

Gleb Nikitenko brings more than fifteen years of program development, international management, and academic experience to the School of Management....


EdD, Learning and Instruction, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2009 | MPA, International Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA 1999 | MA, International Relations and Diplomacy, Kiev State University, Ukrainian Institute of International Relations, Kiev, Ukraine, 1995


Entrepreneurship and Innovation Practicum, Directed Study, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurial Management, Global Environment and Business Trends, Technology Appreciation and Intellectual Property Management, Cross-Cultural Management and Ethical Business Practice, Operations Management and Supply Chain Management, with a Global Perspective, Corporate Finance with a Global Perspective, Innovation Technology Management, Global Competitiveness, Entry Barriers, and Strategic Alliance, Social Entrepreneurship, Consulting Projects, Business Plan Course, Common Ground in Corporate Valuation and Accounting, Entrepreneurial and Executive Mentoring, Individualized Organizational Practicum (Internship), Public Policy & the Regulatory Environment, Nonprofit Strategic Governance

Manuel Tarrazo

(415) 422-2583

Manuel Tarrazo has taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses throughout his career at USF, including: financial management, investment...


PhD, Economics and Finance, State University of New York, Albany, NY, 1993 | MA, Economics, State University of New York, Albany, NY, 1985 | Licenciado, Economics (with concentration in Business and Public Finance), Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, 1981


Corporate finance, financial management, investment analysis, entrepreneurial finance, and investing


Investment Analysis, Honors: Principles of Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting