University of Southern California

Thomas Knapp
Associate Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship, Academic Director of the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation program

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

MBA, BS, University of Southern California


Knapp is the former Associate Director and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship in the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. His teachings encompass all facets of entrepreneurial studies including Venture Management, Feasibility Analysis, Business Planning and Launching. Knapp developed the ā€œEā€-Challenge and a new course for students involved in a family firm: Entrepreneurial Family Business. A two-time Golden Apple Award winner for outstanding teaching as voted on by the student body. Knapp is founder of Club Sportswear and Honolua Surf Co, an Action Sports Industry leader, and partner in Blue Jay Bay Ventures a real-estate investment firm.