Ed Egan

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Short Biography

Edward J. Egan, Ph.D., is an applied micro-economist. He received his Ph.D. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley in 2012, where he specialized in business economics, public policy, and finance.

Dr. Egan has previously held positions as a visiting assistant professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, the director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Rice University’s Baker Institute, an assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Imperial College Business School, and as the innovation policy fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Much of his academic research is policy-relevant and in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation. He has received research awards from the Government of Canada and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, including most recently a UMM grant.

Dr. Egan is a serial entrepreneur who co-founded his first high-tech startup at the age of 19. He also worked as a venture capitalist in Vancouver, Canada. Throughout his career, Dr. Egan has been active as an economic advisor to local, state, and federal governments, as well as an economic consultant to firms ranging from pre-incorporation startups to Fortune 500 companies. He currently lives in Stowe, Vermont, with his wife, Lauren, and his two Border Collies, Noodles and Ralph.