Matthew V. Brown, Jr. Ph. D. is currently a Management and Organization faculty member at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business. Dr. Brown works for the executive education program and has been researching entrepreneurship in developing world for the last five years. He teaches BBA management courses, advises MBA action learning projects, and is leading the development of the University of the Virgin Island’s first doctoral program in Creative Leadership for innovation and Change (CLIC). He recently taught entrepreneurship for the Goldman Sachs 10000 Women Entrepreneurs Program in Kigali, Rwanda (2009-2014]. Prior to becoming a faculty member, he served as a senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting and Dension Consulting, LLC. Major projects include leadership development efforts for the Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCO), Bank of Rwanda, Scotia Bank Canada, and American Electric Power.
Matthew Brown earned a doctorate at the University of Michigan in management and higher education focusing on organizational behavior, entrepreneur financing and adaptive learning. He is an active faculty affiliate at the William Davidson Institute (WDI) in Ann Arbor, MI in executive education. His focus is serving several entrepreneur centers directing entrepreneurship mentoring and small business development projects for USAID, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), UM Ross School of Business, and Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, MI. He is also a summer faculty fellow this year at Fielding Graduate University in Santa, Barbara, CA.