As a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Greif Entrepreneurship Center of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, Allen has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs realize their dreams to start their first ventures. Dr. Allen is the author of several leading entrepreneurship texts: Bringing New Technology to Market, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Launching New Ventures, 3rd Edition, and Growing and Managing an Entrepreneurial Business. She is also the author of several trade books: The New York Times Pocket MBA: Growing and Managing a Business, The Complete MBA for Dummies, e-Business Technology Kit for Dummies, and Entrepreneurship for Dummies.
Allen's research has focused on start-up and rapidly growing technology ventures. As the Director of the USC Technology Commercialization Alliance, a collaboration of the Marshall School of Business, the School of Engineering, the Keck School of Medicine, and the College of Letters, Arts, a...