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Thomas Knapp

  • Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship

Professor Knapp is a Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship and the former Academic Director of the Masters of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. His teachings encompass all facets of entrepreneurial studies including Venture Management, Feasibility Analysis, Business Planning and Launching. Knapp developed the “E”-Challenge and a new course for students involved in a family firm: Entrepreneurial Family Business. Knapp is a repeat winner of the Golden Apple Award 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.

Thomas Knapp

Areas of Expertise

Small-to-Medium-Sized Business (SMB)
Startup Leadership


Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies