Arthur A. Boni

The John R. Thorne Distinguished Career Professor of Entrepreneurship

PHONE

412-268-8685

OFFICE

GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 228F

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Entrepreneurship

EDUCATION

University of California, San Diego - Ph D (Engineering Science) - 1968
University of Southern California - MS - 1964
Carnegie Mellon - BS - 1961

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Entrepreneurship and new venture creation, commercialization of technology and biotechnology, venture capital investing, innovation and entrepreneurship in organizations, leadership and broad-based ownership in entrepreneurial organizations.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Biotechnology lessons for robotics: Adapting new business modeld to accelerate innovation

    (author(s): Arthur Boni, Chris Moehle) Journal of Commercial Biotechnology 20(4), 2014; 37-44

  • Building, Managing, and Motivating Great Teams
    Biotechnology Entrepreneurship: Starting, Managing, and Leading Biotechnology Companies

    (author(s): Arthur Boni, Laurie Weingart, Gergana Todorova) Elsevier, 2014

  • A Business Perspective on IP: Open Innovation vs.Open Source in Commercializing Biomedical Opportunities

    Journal of Commercial Biotechnology 19, 2013; 55-59

  • Building teams in entrepreneurial companies
    J. Commercial Biotechnology, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2012

    (author(s): Arthur Boni, Laurie Weingart) Journal of Commercial Biotechnology 18(2), 2012; 31-37

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AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers - Outstanding Contributions to Enterprise Creation (2011)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Various, Committee Member, MEAC Undergraduate Academic Actions , (2011 - )
  • Various, Faculty Advisor, BioPharma and Healthcare Club Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club, (2011 - )
  • Osher Course, Develop and deliver course on Entrepreneurship for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CMU, (2012 - 2012)
  • Osher Course, Develop and deliver a 5 lecture sequence on Entrepreneurship for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CMU, (2011 - 2011)
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PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Committee Member, Business Plan Competition, (2011 - 2014)

CONSULTING

  • WeSpeke, Inc. (August 2011 -)
  • Pittsburgh Equity Partners (September 2009 -)
  • Clear Count Medical Solutions, Inc. (August 2004 -)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, Editorial Advisory Board (January 2008 -)
  • Committee Member, Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Organizing Committee (December 2012 - June 2015)
  • Chairperson, Biotechnology Industry Organization, Biotechnology Entrepreurship Boot Camp (September 2004 - June 2015)
  • Committee Chair, Carnegie Science Center, Entrepreneurship Awards Committee (July 1999 - June 2014)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Commercialization and Innovation: Strategy (45807)
    2014 Mini 1 Section: A
    2013 Mini 1 Section: A
    2012 Mini 1 Section: A
  • Commercialization and Innovation: Workshop (45907)
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
    2012 Mini 2 Section: A
  • COMMERCLZN & INNOVTN (70438)
    2014 Section: A
  • (A) Designing and Leading a Business CAP-S (45909)
    2014 Mini 3 Section: A
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