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Co-Founders & Start-Ups: What Makes a Successful Team

NYU STERN

January 23, 2014

The NYU Stern Office of Development & Alumni Relations, NYU Washington, DC and the NYU Stern DC Regional Alumni Group hosted an alumni reception with speaker Jason Greenberg, NYU Stern Assistant Professor of Management.

Professor Greenberg spoke about his research, which focuses on economic and organizational sociology, social networks and entrepreneurship.

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Jason Greenberg

NYU Stern Assistant Professor of Management

Jason Greenberg joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Management in September 2010. Professor Greenberg's research focuses on economic and organizational sociology, social networks and entrepreneurship. His dissertation work investigates how social networks have a bearing on the structure, functioning and performance of entrepreneurial founding teams. This work has received awards from the Kauffman Foundation, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, the Academy of Management and the National Federation of Independent Business.

Prior to joining NYU Stern, Professor Greenberg was a research fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University and a research fellow at the Departments of Computer Science and Political Science at Northeastern University. Additionally, he has worked as a specialist clerk on the floor of the American Stock Exchange, and as a management consultant specializing in organization and employee research for global and local companies such as Agilent Technologies, American Express, AstraZeneca, Bank of America, Boeing, CSX and IBM, among others. He has also advised several start-ups with organizational, strategic and human capital issues, and helped found and manage several family-owned businesses.

Professor Greenberg received his B.A. from S.U.N.Y. Binghamton, his M.A. from the University of Florida, his M.P.P. from the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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