Ted Clark

Associate Academic Specialist and Executive Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Professor Clark’s teaching interests include entrepreneurship, small business management, the management of family businesses, and marketing.

Professor Clark is Executive Director of the Center for Family Business. He has extensive experience consulting with family businesses and has worked in family businesses. He was also the Director of the School’s $60k Business Plan Competition. Professor Clark has worked with many successful startups on the development of their business plans and has written business plans to acquire startup and operational funding. He has also been involved with a number of start-up companies and has held positions in marketing, sales, product management, and product development. As an independent consultant, he is specialized in business-to-business strategy development and marketing. Professor Clark has worked with clients in software development, medical billing, and financial services. He also has experience in the Internet and unregulated energy industries.

Professor Clark sits on the Board of Advisors of a major family business and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Family Firm Institute, New England Chapter (FFI NEC). He is also a member of the FFI NEC educational program committee and membership committee. Professor Clark is the co-chair of the Massachusetts Family Business Awards program and belongs to a number of organizations, including the Family Firm Institute (FFI) and Chambers of Commerce. He is also the editor of the Northeastern University Family Business Quarterly, (FBQ).