Carnegie Mellon University

Swartz Center Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

Entrepreneurs-in-Residence are a mentorship resource for students and alumni.

Since 1971, when the Graduate School of Industrial Administration (GSIA) became one of the first schools in the world to offer entrepreneurial education, mentors have been guiding Carnegie Mellon’s business students. Today, the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, the university’s central hub for education, engagement, collaboration and opportunity, offers invaluable mentorship through its Entrepreneurship in Residence (EIR) program. The EIR's eagerly share their knowledge and lessons learned from successfully creating, building and running startups.

Namrata Banerjee

Namrata Banerjee

Director, VentureBridge; Entrepreneur-in-Residence
nmalik@andrew.cmu.edu

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Steven Fleck

Steve Fleck

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
stevenjfleck@gmail.com

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Will Kaigler

William Kaigler

Entrepreneur-in-Residence; Assistant Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship
wk2s@andrew.cmu.edu

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Craig S. Markovitz

Entrepreneur-in-Residence; Assistant Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship
cmarkovi@andrew.cmu.edu

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Dave Mawhinney

Dave Mawhinney

Executive Director, Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship; Executive Director, Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; Associate Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship
dmawhin@andrew.cmu.edu

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Robb Myer

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Emeritus
rmyer@andrew.cmu.edu

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Kit Needham

Kit Needham

Associate Director, Project Olympus; Entrepreneur-in-Residence
kit@cs.cmu.edu

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Andrew Rabin

Andrew Rabin

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
arabin@412venturefund.com

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James Van Buren

James W. Van Buren

Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Jvanburen@JVBVentures.com

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