Frederick G. Crane

Executive Professor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Research Area: Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Dr. Crane’s research focus is on the psychology of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial marketing, entrepreneurial branding, service ventures, entrepreneurship education, and innovation as it pertains to new ventures as well as corporate innovation.

Recent Publications:

  • Crane, F.G. and Meyer,M.H., (2012). “Key Caveats and Emerging Creative Solutions to Achieve Successful Corporate Innovation.” Current Opinion in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship,1 (2), pg. 1–6
  • Crane, F. (2009). Marketing for Entrepreneurs: Concepts and Applications for New Ventures. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

External Activities:

Dr. Crane is co-founder of Ceilidh Insights LLC – an innovation management training, intellectual property consulting and consumer insight company. He is also an active angel investor in venture startups.