Alan D. Lish

Professor of Practice

Alan D. Lish


Dr. Alan Lish is an experienced educator and entrepreneur who has been involved in the creation of more than a dozen companies since 1981, ranging from computer retailing to publishing to Internet marketing and social networking.

Dr. Lish has a master's degree in technology commercialization from the University of Texas at Austin, and a doctorate in business administration/marketing from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. His areas of academic research are in corporate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial motivation, business incubation and technology commercialization. Prior to joining the faculty at University of Houston, he taught at the School of Management of St. Edward's University in Austin.

Dr. Lish is a certified New Product Development Profession (NPDP) and an authorized Blue Ocean Strategy trainer.

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BA Case-Western Reserve University
MSTC University of Texas at Austin
DBA Nova Southeastern University