Carnegie Mellon University

D. Motley

D. Carrington Motley

Instructor, Entrepreneurship

  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 5110
  • 412-268-3320
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


  • Stanford University - Ph D - 2022
  • Stanford University - MS - 2019
  • Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology - BS - 2016


  • General Scaling Relations for Locomotion in Granular Media
    (author(s): James Slonaker, D. Carrington Motley, Qiong Zhang, Stephen Townsend, Carmine Senatore, Karl Iagnemma, Ken Kamrin)
    Physical Review E 95(5), 2017; 052901

Working Papers

  • Born Into Chaos: the Role of the Founding Environment and the Performance Impacts of Founding Team Composition
    (author(s): D. Carrington Motley, Charles Eesley, Wesley Wu Yi-Koo)
  • Failure Isn’t Created Equal: The Effects of Failure Characteristics and Startup Performance
    (author(s): D. Carrington Motley, Mike Leatherbee, Riitta Katila)