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Managing Director Propel Ventures LLC , Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship
CJ Cornell is a serial entrepreneur, investor, advisor, mentor, author, speaker and educator. As an entrepreneur, CJ Cornell was a founder of 6 startup ventures that collectively attracted over $250 million in private funding; created nearly a thousand new jobs; and launched dozens of innovative consumer, media and communications products - that have exceeded $3 billion in revenues. Recently, he was Professor of Digital Media & Entrepreneurship at ASU and Co-Director at the school’s Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, ASU’s first full-time Entrepreneur-in-Residence, and was awarded the President's Award for Innovation. CJ Cornell He writes about entrepreneurship, ecosystems, technology and mentorship. He is the author of the best selling book The Age of Metapreneurship, and his blog has been cited as one of the top 50 most influential sites for entrepreneurship and startups. He holds undergraduate degrees in engineering, a master’s in management and a Ph.D. in marketing and strategy. CJ sits on the board of 5 high-tech companies, and many public entrepreneurship and economic development committees. CJ Cornell @cjcornell