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Erdman Academic Advisory Board

Jonathan Eckhardt

Jonathan Eckhardt

Associate Professor

Wisconsin School of Business

Jon Eckhardt is an associate professor of management and the Robert Pricer Chair in Enterprise Development at the Wisconsin School of Business. His published and ongoing empirical research projects involve the study of various aspects of the entrepreneurial process, including firm formation, venture finance, initial public offerings, the relationship between public innovation and commercial entrepreneurship, and the role of information in entrepreneurship.

Much of his research involves the study of the formation of commercial software markets for early handheld computing platforms including the Palm Handheld Computer. Eckhardt’s research collaborators include Scott Shane, Frederic Delmar, Mike Ciuchta, Marc Junkunc, the late Mason Carpenter, and Mingxiang Li.