McRae Banks

McRae C. Banks is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. For fifteen years, he was head of the Department of Management, WPI's business school, which is focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. He also founded, and for ten years directed, WPI's university-wide Collaborative for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Education. Banks received a BA and PhD from Virginia Tech and an MA from Northwestern University. His areas of interest include multiple opportunity recognition, rural entrepreneurship, economic development and entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurship in technological organizations.