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Andrew Hargadon

Professor of Technology Management
Graduate School of Management
University of California, Davis

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Andrew Hargadon is the Charles J. Soderquist Chair in Entrepreneurship, Professor of Technology Management at the Graduate School of Management at University of California, Davis, a Senior Fellow at the Kauffman Foundation and Faculty Director of the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Professor Hargadon's research focuses on the effective management of innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in the development and commercialization of sustainable technologies. He has written extensively on knowledge and technology brokering and the role of learning and knowledge management in innovation and has published numerous articles and chapters in leading scholarly and applied publications.

As the founding director of two key centers at the University of California, Davis—the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Energy Efficiency Center—Hargadon is at the forefront of teaching, research, and practice in cross-disciplinary entrepreneurship.