Timothy M. Stearns

Timothy M. Stearns is the holder of the Coleman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies and Director of the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at California State University, Fresno. He has served on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal, and currently services on the editorial boards of the Journal of Business Research and the Journal of Small Business Management. Professor Stearns has co-authored a textbook on management and is the author of more than fifty research articles and presentations. He has taught and lectured on entrepreneurship and innovation to students and executives in Thailand, Poland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Macau, and the Peoples Republic of China. He is co-founder of N2TEC Institute; a managing partner of San Joaquin Venture Partners, a venture capital firm; and an advisor to Bridge Ventures, a venture capital firm that partners with universities and colleges.