Jack McGourty

Jack McGourty

Jack McGourty Ph.D. is Director of Community and Global Entrepreneurship at the Columbia Business School and a faculty member teaching courses in entrepreneurship, venture creation, and product innovation. Prior to joining the Columbia Business School, Jack was Vice Dean for Columbia’s Engineering School. Over the past 15 years, Jack has been an active member of the University’s entrepreneurial community, establishing an undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship, teaching core and advanced courses in entrepreneurship, and launching the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center.

Jack is the driving force behind and founder of Venture for All®, a program designed to educate aspiring entrepreneurs and build capacity for high potential start-up ventures in emerging markets.