Dr. Jeff Cornwall, Massey Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship, Belmont University (Nashville Business Radio, Episode 13)
Dr. Jeff Cornwall brings both academic as well as practical, successful entrepreneurial experience to bear as he offers thoughts on how education and entrepreneurship should (or should not) intersect. In this conversation with host John Ray, he also discussed today’s students and their level of entrepreneurism, the fertile Nashville business environment, whether corporations can be entrepreneurial or not, and much more. “Nashville Business Radio” is produced virtually from the Nashville studio of Business RadioX®.
Consistently recognized as a “Most Innovative” university, Belmont University draws more than 8,200 students who represent every state and more than 28 countries. The campus sits on 93 picturesque acres that are located just two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, a dynamic and vibrant hub for government, healthcare, music, tourism, and more. A private, four-year university, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs.
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Dr. Jeff Cornwall, Massey Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship, Belmont University
Dr. Jeff Cornwall has spent more than forty years as a serial entrepreneur and teacher of entrepreneurs. His entrepreneurial experience includes more than a dozen startups. He currently is the Co-Founder/CEO of Entrepreneurial Mind, LLC and holds the Massey Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Belmont University.
In his academic career, he has received national awards for his work in curriculum development and teaching. In 2013 he was named the National Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year.
He has authored nine books and numerous articles on Entrepreneurship.
Questions and Topics in this Interview
- Are you seeing many young people interested in becoming entrepreneurs among college students today?
- Can Entrepreneurship be taught?
- Opportunities for entrepreneurs post-pandemic
- Barriers to entrepreneurship post-pandemic
- Why has Nashville become a hotbed for entrepreneurs?
- Can corporations be entrepreneurial?
- Where is higher ed headed in the next ten years?
- Can an entrepreneur truly retire?
“Nashville Business Radio” is hosted by John Ray and produced virtually from the Nashville studio of Business RadioX®. You can find the full archive of shows by following this link. The show is available on all the major podcast apps, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, Amazon, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, TuneIn, and others.