E+I Leadership Team
Director, Entrepreneurship + Innovation at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Brent Sebold is an expert faculty designer and administrator of university-based entrepreneurship and innovation programs. Dr. Sebold’s expertise also includes the design and leadership of impactful collegiate engagement programs for universal learners.
Venture Development Faculty Lead, Entrepreneurship + Innovation at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Joy Griffin is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Technology Entrepreneurship Management Program and the faculty lead for venture development for E+I @ Fulton. She teaches entrepreneurship, leadership, consulting, and management courses.
Program Coordinator Senior, Entrepreneurship + Innovation at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Armani Wilder is a Coordinator Senior in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Office of Student Success and Engagement. She helps coordinate Entrepreneurship + Innovation events and initiatives for Fulton students.
Program Coordinator, Entrepreneurship + Innovation at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Kat Incle is a Coordinator in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Office of Student Success and Engagement. She helps coordinate Entrepreneurship + Innovation events and initiatives for Fulton students.
Undergraduate Program Chair, Technological and Entrepreneurship and Management program at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Dr. Cho applies technology to new business ventures and his expertise includes entrepreneurship, strategic marketing and leadership. His experience covers seven different industries such as defense, semiconductor, biomedical, display and solar.
Graduate Program Director, Technological Entrepreneurship and Management Program at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Chad Kennedy is an expert faculty designer and administrator of Technological Entrepreneurship and Management courses and programs.
Faculty Chair, Technological Entrepreneurship and Management Industry Advisory Board
Dr. Andrea Cherman is a lecturer in the Technological Entrepreneurship and Management Program at the Polytechnic School in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University.
Vice Dean for Research and Innovation, Fulton Schools of Engineering
Zachary Holman is an assistant professor in the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University. Dr. Holman’s research group at ASU focuses on new materials, processes, and device designs for high-efficiency silicon solar cells and silicon-based tandem solar cells. He has been named a Moore Inventor Fellow, Trustees of ASU Professor, Fulton Entrepreneurial Professor, and Joseph C. Palais Distinguished Faculty Scholar, and he is the co-founder of an advanced materials start-up company, Swift Coat.
Director, Faculty Entrepreneurship at the School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Paulo Shakarian is a tenured Associate Professor at the Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University and specializes in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Dr. Shakarian also co-founded and led the startup company Cyber Reconnaissance, Inc. – which was the first commercial solution to use machine learning to predict future exploits. The company raised over $8 million in venture capital, obtained over 80 customers, and was eventually acquired by Cyber Security Works.
Engineering & Entrepreneurship Librarian
Eric Prosser is the Engineering & Entrepreneurship Librarian with the ASU Library. Eric is the liaison to the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and provides research services for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students along with instruction in critical analysis and information literacy, including the legal and ethical use of information. Eric has an engineering and legal background and has advised small businesses on formation, strategy, and intellectual property. Eric is available to assist with any needs to support entrepreneurship and innovation at ASU.
Senior Entrepreneurial Catalyst, E+I @ Fulton Schools
Co-Chair, Technological Entrepreneurship and Management Industry Advisory Board
Wayne Smith is a seasoned business executive with senior level management successes in small and medium sized companies. Wayne is available to assist our ASU-affiliated entrepreneurs and innovators as they determine strategic directions and develop relationships and systems to execute their strategies. Wayne possesses the skills to balance short and long term initiatives to grow profitability. Wayne’s expertise in building and managing integrated teams of all disciplines to achieve organizational objectives enables him to serve as a valuable asset at ASU E+I.