Andrew Nelson is Assistant Professor of Management and Bramsen Faculty Fellow in innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. He received his PhD in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, where he subsequently served as a Lecturer. Andrew also holds an MSc (with distinction) from Oxford University and a BA (with honors and distinction) from Stanford. In 2008, he was named to the first class of Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellows, a group of the most promising entrepreneurship faculty in the country. Andrew's research focuses on the diffusion and commercialization of scientific and technological knowledge, and on the influence of institutional factors and network structures on these processes. His ongoing research projects focus on the fields of digital music, green chemistry, information technology, and biotechnology. (See the "Research" link to the left for further information.) An award-winning teacher, Andrew also leads undergraduate, MBA, PhD and executive education courses in entrepreneurship and in organization theory. With Tom Byers (Stanford University) and Dick Dorf (University of California, Davis), he is the author of "Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise," published by McGraw-Hill.

Watch my TEDx talk on interdisciplinarity and innovation here or download the transcript.

Read my MBA Class of 2013 commencement address or my MBA banquet toast.

Contact: Prof. Andrew Nelson
Lundquist College of Business
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
T: 541.346.1569
E: ajnelson (at)