Faculty Recognition

  • INSITE is a partner of the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology on an NSF grant ($20 million) to assist with entrepreneurial training for graduate students.
  • Chad Navis received National Science Foundation funding with co-PI Professor Akbar Sayeed, College of Engineering, to examine the evolution of wireless technologies ($199,951).
  • Shubha Ghosh was awarded an American Association for the Advancement of Science Judicial Branch Fellowship for 2014-2015.
  • Guanming Shi received the Excellence in Teaching Award for the Department of AAE in 2013. She is also a co-PI on a USDA AFRI Grant “Productivity, Adoption and Profitability of Agricultural Biotechnology” ($292,112 with Jean-Paul Chavas and Kyle Stiegert, 2011–2014).
  • Russ Coff was named Associate Dean for Research in the Wisconsin School of Business and elected president of the Strategic Management Society.


Events

INSITE Research Seminars

Andrew Van de Ven, Vernon H. Heath Chair of Organizational Innovation and Change, Carlson School of Management, U. Minnesota
Details: Friday, December 11, 2015 at 11:45 am in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: Transforming employees to entrepreneurs and organizational units to micro-enterprises at Haier

Martin Ganco, Associate Professor, Wisconsin School of Business, UW-Madison
Details: Monday, November 9, 2015 at 11:45 am in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: Keeping what is yours: Investments in Human Capital and the Enforcement of Covenants Not to Compete

Shannon Younger, PhD candidate, Wisconsin School of Business, UW-Madison
Details: Monday, October 26, 2015 at 11:45 am in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: Imitation and Differentiation in Developing Market Categories: The Case of Accelerators 2005-2012

Sarada, Assistant Professor, Wisconsin School of Business, UW-Madison
Details: Monday, October 12, 2015 at 11:45 am in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: Inventive Activity in the Historical United States

Shon Hiatt, Assistant Professor, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Details: Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: The Impact of Social Movement Activism on Nascent Collective Identities: Evidence from U.S. Wood Pellet Producers

H. Dennis Park, Assistant Professor, LeBow College of Business, Drexel
Details: Friday, April 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm in Grainger Hall, room 5115

Florence Honore, Ph.D. candidate, Carlson School of Management, U. Minnesota
Details: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: From Common Ground to Breaking New Ground: Founding Teams' Prior Shared Experience and Start-Up Performance

Qiaoqiao Zhu, Assistant Professor, Australia National University
Details: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: Work Experience and Managerial Performance: Evidence from Chinese Mutual Funds

Martin Ganco, Assistant Professor, Carlson School of Management, U. Minnesota
Details: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 1:30 pm in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: Marked for Life?: Temporary Mobility Constraints and Entrepreneurship Decisions by Foreign Graduates in Science and Engineering

Shubha Ghosh, Vilas Research Fellow & George Young Bascom Professor of Business Law, UW-Madison
Details: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm in Grainger Hall, room 5121
Talk: Patent Reform Proposals and Implications for Entrepreneurship

Jun Huang, Ph.D. Candidate, Coulmbia Business School
Details: Friday, January 9, 2015 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 4580
Talk: Knowledge is Prudence: How Entrepreneurs Benefit from Business Training in a Field Experiment

Bryan Stroube, Ph.D. Candidate, Robert H. Smith School of Business, U. Maryland
Details: Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 4580
Talk: Biases in Peer-to-peer Lending Markets: Tastes vs. Information

Sen Chai, Wertheim Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard Business School
Details: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 4580
Talk: Temporary Colocation and Collaborative Discovery

Matthew Karlesky, Ph.D. Candidate, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, U. Michigan
Details: Friday, December 12, 2014 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 3190
Talk: Identifying Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Cognition and Categorization in Nascent Entrepreneurs

Anne Miner, Professor Emeritus and Research Fellow, Wisconsin School of Business
Details: Monday, December 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: forthcoming

Jihae Shin, Assistant Professor, Wisconsin School of Business
Details: Monday, November 17, 2014 at 12:00 pm in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: Preparing for Failure Lowers the Probability of Success? How Making a Backup Plan Can Reduce Goal Performance

Jo-Ellen Pozner, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business, UC-Berkeley
Details: Friday, November 14, 2014 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: Creative Positioning: Institutional Pluralism and Recombinant Innovation in Television Programming, 1980-2009

Brent Hueth, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison
Details: Monday, October 6, 2014 at 12:00 pm in Grainger Hall, room 5115
Talk: "Firm Ownership and CEO Incentives: Evidence From Member-Owned Firms"

Tiantian Yang, Doctoral candidate, Sociology, UNC
Details: Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room TBA
Talk: "How entrepreneurs’ social networks in previous workplaces affect hiring decisions"

Mike Roach, Assistant Professor, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Details: Friday, December 20, 2013 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 3325
Talk: "Founder or Joiner? The Interplay Between Preferences and Context in Shaping Different Entrepreneurial Interests."

Jihae Shin, Doctoral candidate, Wharton, U. Pennsylvania
Details: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 3325
Talk: Title forthcoming. Research area: intrinsic motivation, creativity and entrepreneurship

Jing Chen, Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Business School
Details: Monday, December 16, 2013 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 3070
Talk: "New Firm Performance and the Replacement of Founder-CEOs"

Shweta Gaonkar, Doctoral candidate, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Details: Friday, December 6, 2013 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 3180
Talk: “Parent Ego or Alter: Impact of knowledge distance on spinout alliance in pharmaceutical and medical device industry”

Martin Ganco, Assistant Professor, Carlson School of Management, U. Minnesota
Details: Friday, November 15, 2013 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 4151
Talk: "Using What You Know: Patented Knowledge in Incumbent Firms And Employee Entrepreneurship" 

Sarada, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Details: Friday, October 25, 2013 at 10:00 am in Grainger Hall, room 3070
Talk: "The Unobserved Returns from Entrepreneurship"

Shubha Ghosh, Vilas Research Fellow & Professor of Law, UW-Madison
Details: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 12:15 pm in Grainger Hall, room 4423
Talk: "Exit, Voice, and Intellectual Property"

Benjamin Campbell, Assistant Professor, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State
Details: Friday, April 5, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in Grainger Hall. Please check Today in Grainger Hall for the room number.
Talk: "What Do I Take With Me?: The mediating effect of spin-out team size and tenure on the founder-firm performance relationship."

PK Toh, Assistant Professor, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Details: Friday, March 8, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in Grainger Hall. Please check Today in Grainger Hall for the room number.
Talk: "The Paradox of Collaboration in Inventive Activities."

   

Shubha Ghosh, Professor, Law, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Details: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. in Grainger Hall, room 4423
Talk: "Bayh, Bayh, Federal Circuit?: Patent Assignments and the Stanford vs. Roche Decision."

Ingrid Smithey Fulmer, Associate Professor, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University
Details: Thursday, September 27, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. in Grainger Hall, room 4423
Talk: "Managing Human Capital After It Walks Out the Door: Antecedents and Consequences of Post-Exit Relationship Maintenance." 
Ingrid Smithey Fulmer, an associate professor in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University, will present work examining the nature and importance of relationships between leaders in an organization and valuable employees who are leaving the firm. This work highlights the importance of post-exit relationships and their implications for the ways in which organizations facilitate knowledge sharing and innovation.

Alison Mackey, Assistant Professor, Management, Cal Poly
Details: Friday, August 10, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. in Grainger Hall, room 4423
Talk: "The Star Effect: An Empirical Examination of Co-Developed Human Capital among CEOs." 
Alison Mackey will present joint work with Shad Morris (Ohio State) that examines the nature of knowledge creation and the appropriation of its value among individuals and firms with a discussion of the implications for competitive advantage in larger organizations and entrepreneurial ventures.

Dr. Adam Bock, Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
Details: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. in Grainger Hall, room 4423
Talk: "A Critical Look at Social and Sustainable Business Model Theory"
Adam Bock will give a talk about social and sustainable business models. Lessons from case studies will highlight how these business models are used in different ways between Europe (UK) and the United States. Bock's research has been published in entrepreneurship journals, and he is the co-director of the Sustainable Business Initiative at the University of Edinburgh Business School. 

Guanming Shi, Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Details: May 1, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. in Grainger Hall, room 4423
Research areas: Applied microeconomics, intellectual property rights and industrial organization, environmental and resource economics. 

Chad Navis, Assistant Professor, Management and Human Resources, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Details: April 17, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. in Grainger Hall, room 4423
Research areas: Entrepreneurial dynamics and the evolution of technology industries with an emphasis on new venture legitimacy and identity, including how the nature and importance of legitimacy and identity mechanisms have dynamics that cross levels of analysis (individual, firm, and field) and vary by entrepreneurial context (e.g., at different stages of industry emergence, relative to business model demands) to affect new venture processes and survival.

 

INSITE Policy and Practice Seminars

Richard Schifreen, Accelerator Program Manager, WARF
Details: Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11:45 am in Grainger Hall, room 4423
"The WARF Accelerator Program: Commercializing UW-Madison Technology"

G. Steven Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Co.
Details: Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. in Grainger Hall, room 1310
Talk: "Biotech 2012/2013: Where Are We? Where Are We Going?" Slides.