The WISE Research Series

Dr. Heidi Neck

Position: Jeffry A. Timmons Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Babson College
Country: United States of America

Heidi Neck, Ph.D., is a Babson College Professor and the Jeffry A. Timmons Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. She teaches entrepreneurship at the MBA and executive levels. Her research interests include entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship inside organizations, and creative thinking.

She is the lead author of Teaching Entrepreneurship: A Practice-Based Approach – a book written to help educators teach entrepreneurship in more experiential and engaging ways. Neck is also Faculty Director of Babson’s Symposia for Entrepreneurship Educators – programs designed to further develop faculty from around the world in the of art and craft of teaching entrepreneurship and building entrepreneurship programs.

Neck speaks and teaches internationally on cultivating the entrepreneurial mindset and espousing the positive force of entrepreneurship as a societal change agent. She consults and trains organizations of all sizes on building entrepreneurial capacity.

She is the co-owner of FlowDog, a canine aquatic fitness and rehabilitation center located just outside of Boston, and VentureBlocks, an emerging company in the education technology space.

Heidi earned her Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She holds a B.S. in Marketing from Louisiana State University and an MBA from the University of Colorado, Boulder.