Andrew "Zach" Zacharakis is the John H. Muller, Jr. Chair for Entrepreneurship. Zacharakis' primary research areas include the venture capital process and entrepreneurial growth strategies.
The editors of Journal of Small Business Management selected "Differing Perceptions of New Venture Failure" as the 1999 best article. Zacharakis' dissertation The Venture Capital Investment Decision received the 1995 Certificate of Distinction from the Academy of Management and Mr. Edgar F. Heizer recognizing outstanding research in the field of new enterprise development. Zacharakis has been interviewed in newspapers nationwide including The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. He has also appeared on the Bloomberg Small Business Report and has been interviewed on National Public Radio. Zacharakis has taught seminars to leading corporations, such as Boeing, Met Life, Lucent and Intel. He has also taught executives in countries worldwide, including Chile, Australia, China, and Germany.
He is the Chair for the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management. Professor Zacharakis actively consults with entrepreneurs and small business startups. His professional experience includes positions with The Cambridge Companies (investment banking/venture capital), IBM, and Leisure Technologies.
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Last Updated: Thu, Nov 9, 2006
|Textbook||Entrepreneurship||William D. Bygrave · Andrew Zacharakis||Wiley||613 pages||03/2007|