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David Belasco

  • Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

David Belasco is an accomplished entrepreneur, educator, and attorney. During his career, he:• Started, built, and sold companies in environmental clean-up and manufacturing;• Created Taking the Leap, a popular course featuring discussions with entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and creative talent;• Received multiple Golden Apple Teaching Awards, the Peer Achievement Award for Faculty, USC-Mellon Mentoring Award, Dean's Service Award, and Greif Center Lead Blocker Award; and• Began as a lawyer at Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles. Dave is a graduate of USC and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as editor of The Law Review.

David Belasco


Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies