David H. Jacobs Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship
Dean Shepherd is the David H. Jacobs Chair in Strategic Entrepreneur and Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Dean received his doctorate and MBA from Bond University (Australia) and a Bachelor of Applied Science from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
His research on entrepreneurial leadership includes the decision making of entrepreneurs, new venture strategy, learning from failure, and pursuit of opportunity. Dean is also an Associate Editor for the Journal of Business Venturing and on the review board for numerous entrepreneurship and management journals.