Dr. Scott A. Shane is Professor of Economics and Entrepreneurship at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, where he teaches a course on high technology companies. He has taught at MIT's Sloan School of Management, Georgia Tech's DuPree School of Management, and the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. The author of over 50 scholarly articles on entrepreneurship, Dr. Shane's books include A General Theory of Entrepreneurship, Foundations of Entrepreneurship, Academic Entrepreneurship, and Wealth Creation and Entrepreneurship. He edits the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Division of the leading scholarly journal, Management Science. Dr. Shane holds a Ph.D. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.