Financial Times Professor of the Week

Mike Grandinetti is professor of entrepreneurship, innovation, marketing and management at Hult International Business School, where he has been awarded two global teaching excellence awards. He is also managing director of Southboro Capital Group. He joined Hult in September 2011.

Prof Grandinetti was a C-level executive at five venture capital-backed start-ups, two of which had Nasdaq IPOs.

He teaches corporate venturing at Denmark Technical University. He also taught at MIT and served as judge in the MIT $100K entrepreneurship competition for 10 years. He has been active in a number of leading global mentor capital programmes, has been keynote speaker at innovation and venture capital events and is active on the TEDx speaker circuit.

Prof Grandinetti worked at McKinsey and currently serves as adviser to businesses, universities and governments on a range of issues.

He earned his MBA from Yale School of Management, where he was named Jess Morrow Johns Memorial Scholar and was the first recipient of the Procter & Gamble Marketing Leadership award.

He has chosen to define the term “super angel”.

Written by Emma Boyde for the Financial Times. Read the article in full here. 

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