MET Team

Our Faculty and Advisors have an incredible mix of experiences, degrees, publications, patents, teaching awards, blog/website/podcast awards and (in one case) Emmy awards.

Team Members Present on CMU's New MET Program at Penn Law!


Pictured left to right are: Bruce Marble, Joseph Affholter and Jeff Thomas.  The picture was taken at the 2017 TCC held at the University of Pennsylvania Law School on June 2.

Expected Faculty roster, by course:

ENT 600 Business Foundations for Entrepreneurs (Fall I) - Spenser Robinson

ENT 605 Foundations of Entrepreneurship (Fall I) – Joe Affholter

ENT 620 New Venture Formation and Governance (Fall II) – Jason Gordon

ENT 625 New Venture Hires, Filings and Reports (Fall II) – Kristi Kozubal

ENT 630 Seed Financings and Securities Regulation (Spring I) – Robin Sosnow & Joe Green

ENT 640 Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs (Spring I) – Pad Alce & Louis Foreman

ENT 650 Crowdfunding (Spring II) – Deborah Gray

ENT 660 Technology for Entrepreneurs (Spring II) – Alan Fitzpatrick

ENT 670 Venture Capital (Summer I) – Inna Efimchik & Jeff Thomas

ENT 680 Growth and Risks at Emerging Ventures (Summer I) – Mark Potts

ENT 690 Entrepreneurial Acquisitions and Exits (Summer II) – Joe Green

ENT 695 Entrepreneurial Transactions Capstone (Summer II) – David Nows, Malika Simmons & Jeff Thomas

 Board of Advisors:

Keith Agisim, Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Global Technology & Operations and Global Intellectual Property for Bank of America

Lee Falck, Serial Entrepreneur & VC/PE Investor in Small Privately Held Companies

Louis Foreman, Serial Entrepreneur, Product Development & Innovation Expert, and Creator of the Emmy® Award winning PBS show, Everyday Edisons

Richard Hsu, Managing Director at Major, Lindsey & Africa, Award-Winning Blogger & Podcaster, and former Silicon Valley Attorney

Bruce Marble, Executive Director, Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship

Karin Orsic, Structures, Forms and Advises Private Investment Funds

Johnathan Robertson, President & Managing Director at TG Capitall, and former McKinsey Consultant

Malika Simmons, Experienced Educator and Advisor with Respect to Entrepreneurial Transactions

Dave Sorin, Entrepreneur, Educator, and Managing Partner & Co-Chair of the Venture Capital and Emerging Growth Companies Practice at McCarter & English, LLP

Edwin Wong,  Co-founder of International Private Equity Firm, and former Investment Banker