Thomas Duening is the El Pomar Chair of Business & Entrepreneurship and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Dr. Duening earned his MA and PhD degrees from the University of Minnesota. He was previously the Director of the Entrepreneurial Programs Office in the Ira A Fulton School of Engineering at Arizona State University. Duening is the founder of numerous ventures, including U.S. Learning Systems, the Arizona Technology Investor Forum (http://atif-az.org ), ansrsource (www.ansrsource.com), and Kyron (www.kyron.me). Duening is the author of many technical journal articles and 15 books on business, management, and entrepreneurship. His most recent book: “Technology Entrepreneurship”, was published by Elsevier in August 2014.