Alan D. Lish

Clinical Professor

Alan D. Lish


Dr. Alan Lish is an experienced 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 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 teaching at UH, he taught at the School of Management at St. Edward's University in Austin.

Dr. Lish is a member of the National Business Incubator Association and the American Marketing Association. He won the George S. Kozmetsky Award for Academic Excellence at UT, and is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

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