Keynote Speaker: Professor Donald Siegel, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
Donald Siegel is Dean of the School of Business and Professor of Management at the University at Albany, State University of New York and also serves as President of the Technology Transfer Society. He has taught at SUNY-Stony Brook, Arizona State University, the University of Nottingham, and the University of California-Riverside and is an editor of Academy of Management Perspectives
and the Journal of Technology Transfer
, and serves on the editorial boards of numerous leading academic journals. Prof. Siegel was recently ranked #2 in the world for academic research on university entrepreneurship. He has published 96 articles and 6 books on topics including university technology transfer and entrepreneurship and corporate and environmental social responsibility in such leading journals in economics, finance, and management. His most recent books are Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change
and the Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility
. He has served as a consultant or advisor to the United Nations, the National Research Council, the Council on Competitiveness, the U.K., Italian, and Swedish governments, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and to a number of consultancy firms. Prof. Siegel was a member of the Advisory Committee to the Secretary of Commerce on “Measuring Innovation in the 21st Century Economy” and a member of Governor David Patterson’s Small Business Task Force. He is an advisor to the National Research Council on the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR). Prof. Siegel recently testified before the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology regarding re-authorisation of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.