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 from 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.
Andrew's research explores how organizational context shapes the development and commercialization of technological innovations. His ongoing research projects focus on the fields of digital music, information technology, green (sustainable) chemistry, and biotechnology. Among other outlets, his work appears in the Academy of Management Journal, Research Policy, and in his book, The Sound of Innovation: Stanford and the Computer Music Revolution (MIT Press, 2015). His research has received awards from the Academy of Management, the Industry Studies Association, and the Kauffman Foundation. Andrew also serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal and the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
An award-winning teacher, Andrew 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 (McGraw-Hill), now in its 4th edition and used in entrepreneurship courses worldwide.
Prof. Andrew Nelson
Lundquist College of Business
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
E: ajnelson (at) uoregon.edu