Entrepreneurship Faculty of Practice
|Jack M. Gill, PhD |
Dr. Jack M. Gill is a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty, a senior advisor to the Harvard-MIT CIMIT program, and is currently teaching at HMS, MIT and Rice University. He also serves on the boards of MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Presidents’ Circle of the National Academies, and several private high-tech companies. Dr. Gill is a founder and General Partner of Vanguard Ventures, a venture capital firm managing over $500 million of capital and specializing in high technology start-ups, with offices in Palo Alto and Houston. Dr Gill was named a 1999 winner of the Horatio Alger Award for Distinguished Americans. In 2001, he received an honorary Doctorate of Science from Indiana University. In 2007, Governor Mitch Daniels of Indiana appointed Dr. Gill to serve as a Trustee of Indiana University and Governor Rick Parry of Texas appointed Dr. Gill to serve on the Texas Emerging Technology Fund Executive Council.
Gary J. Anderson, MD
Dr. Gary Anderson is a retired Managing General Partner and now Senior Advisor of TL Ventures (Wayne, PA) one of the venture capital industry’s most prestigious technology investment groups. TL Ventures manages over $1.5 billion of invested capital targeting multiple focused technology areas. As part of TL Ventures, Dr. Anderson has helped to guide more than 30 companies through successful initial public offerings (IPO’s), mergers or acquisitions. Prior to TL Ventures in 1989, Gary was Executive Vice President at Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., where he guided corporate technology strategy and managed several successful information technology portfolio companies for four years. He has served as chief executive officer of several software companies and was a consultant or advisor to Hewlett-Packard Corporation, Motorola and other Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to joining Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. in 1987, he was a cardiologist focused on mechanisms of sudden death. As a Professor of Internal Medicine and Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at Hahnemann University (now Drexel University) School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, he was head of cardiovascular research at the Likoff Cardiovascular Institute and Associate Dean of the medical school. During his academic career, he published 184 manuscripts and abstracts and was a contributor to nine textbooks. He served on the editorial boards of numerous scientific journals and was a member of many national and international committees including the National Institute of Health, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Anderson currently serves on several Boards of Directors and was founding chairman of Matchlogic (sold to Excite) and ChemGenics (merged with Millennium Pharmaceuticals). He plays an active role in numerous philanthropic and cultural organizations. In addition, he is chairman of the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Medals, America’s oldest awards for scientific achievement created 180 years ago and chairman of the Franklin Institute’s Bower Award for Business Leadership. At Indiana University Dr. Anderson serves on the faculty of the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (JCEI) and is Chairman of the National Advisory Board of the Jacobs School of Music. In addition he is on the Advisory boards of the JCEI, the Kelley School of Business and the School of Medicine.
He attended Wayne State University for undergraduate work and received his medical degree from the University of Michigan and completed his post-doctoral work at Indiana University. As a major in the US Army, Dr. Anderson served in Viet Nam and at Fort Bragg, NC. His hobbies include fly-fishing and classical music.
Dr. Anderson currently lives in Villanova, PA and Brown County, Indiana with his wife Kathy and has five children and four grandchildren. In addition, he has a golden retriever, Raindance, who has a doctorate in ball retrieval.
Mark S. Long
Long Performance Advisors
Mark Long formerly served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Indiana University Emerging Technologies Center (IUETC). He was also the President and CEO of the Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation (IURTC), which owns and operates the IUETC. In those positions, Long facilitated Indiana University/Industry research and technology collaborations and oversaw the business incubation and development of new companies for the economic growth of the state of Indiana.
In addition to sitting on the Boards of the IUETC and IURTC, Long served on the Board of Techpoint and on the boards of several corporations. He was also the President of the Indiana Business Incubation Society. In addition, he is the former CEO of the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute, one of only three proton therapy facilities in the United States. He is an active member of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry, the American Society of Clinical Pathology and the Association of University Technology Managers. Mark is also an adjunct Professor of Management in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and affiliate assistant Professor of Bioethics at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Before assuming leadership of the IURTC in February 2002, Long was the Director of Technical Operations in the Center of Technology Management at Washington University. He was responsible for business development activities in biomedical sciences, including marketing inventions, promoting licensure of discoveries, evaluating patentability, and promoting University/industry collaborations on research projects for the clinical and biotechnology industries. During his three-year tenure at Washington University, Long negotiated technology and business agreements that resulted in Washington University being ranked first nationally in number of licensed technologies.
Prior to joining Washington University, Long held the position of Vice President of Sales & Marketing with Sigma Diagnostics in St. Louis. In that capacity, he led the company’s global marketing, sales and new business development. Along with Sigma Diagnostics, Long’s impressive history of clinical diagnostics management experience includes positions as Director of Marketing and Technical Services with Baxter Healthcare, Dade Division, where he was responsible for international marketing and technical services for four diagnostics product lines; and Manager, Technical Support, Chemistry, Cytometry and Scientific Instruments, Coulter Corporation.
Long holds a Master of Science degree in Molecular Biology from Florida State University. He and his wife, Mary Lou, have been married for 29 years and have two children.
Lyle A. Feigenbaum
Owner & CEO
Scholars Inn Gourmet Restaurant & Bakehouses
In 1996, the Lyle Feigenbaum, along with his wife Kerry, opened Scholars Inn Bed & Breakfast, in Bloomington. It seemed a natural extension to open a restaurant next door, so they named that Scholars Inn Gourmet Café & Wine Bar. The couple has since opened a second restaurant location in Indianapolis.
In 2001, the Feigenbaums purchased the bakery adjacent to the Café, naming it Scholars Inn Bakehouse, and began creating the Scholars Inn bakery brand. The Feigenbaums now operate three Scholars Inn Bakehouses, two in Bloomington and one in Indianapolis.
The bakehouses offer a variety of bread, cakes, pastries and bagels as well as a full selection of sandwiches, soups and salads. Scholars Inn Bakehouse also offers full breakfasts, including omelets and egg sandwiches. The second Bloomington location now features a full kitchen, which offers hamburgers and hot dogs on house-made buns.
Andrew J. Sherman, JD
Jones Day Law Firm
Andrew J. Sherman, JD is a Partner with the Law Firm of Jones Day in Washington DC (one of the largest law firms in the world with over 2500 attorneys practicing worldwide). He focuses his practice on issues affecting business growth for companies at all stages, including developing strategies to leverage intellectual property and technology assets, as well as international corporate transactional and franchising matters. He has served as a legal and strategic advisor to dozens of Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of emerging growth companies. He has represented U.S. and international clients from early stage, rapidly growing start-ups, to closely held franchisors and middle market companies, to multibillion dollar international conglomerates. He also counsels on issues such as franchising, licensing, joint ventures, strategic alliances, capital formation, distribution channels, technology development, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Sherman has written 17 books on the legal and strategic aspects of business growth, franchising, capital formation, and the leveraging of intellectual property. He also has published many articles on similar topics and is a frequent keynote speaker at business conferences, seminars, and webinars. He has appeared as a guest commentator on CNN, NPR, and CBS News Radio, among others, and has been interviewed on legal topics by The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, and other publications. Mr. Sherman serves as an adjunct professor in the business schools and law schools at the University of Maryland, Indiana University, and Georgetown University and is a multiple recipient of the University of Maryland at College Park's Krowe Excellence in Teaching Award..
Timothy J. Boeglin, JD
Upland Development Group, LLC
Tim Boeglin is currently the Managing Partner for Upland Development Group, LLC, a Bloomington-based real estate development firm.
Prior to joining Upland, Tim served as a Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law at the Indiana University School of Law and Director of the Indiana University Entrepreneurship Law Clinic.
From 1987 to 2003, Tim established and led several multimillion dollar companies, including XJD Corp., which grew to be the nation’s largest seller of promotional mousepads.
Tim is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (BA 1980) and the Indiana University School of Law (JD 1984). He practiced law at Chicago’s Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon upon graduation from law school, where his litigation practice involved commercial and contract cases.
Mark E. Need, JD
Clinical Associate Professor of Law
Director, Entrepreneurship Law Clinic
At Indiana Law, Mark Need oversees the Entrepreneurship Law Clinic (ELC), a clinical course distinguished by its focus on start-up ventures with high-growth potential. The clinic is one of just a few transactional clinics in the country. Fourth-year joint JD/MBA students and third year law students have the unique opportunity to assist ventures with legal issues including financial planning, organization, licenses, agreements, regulatory and zoning compliance, and intellectual property matters. Clinic students work in teams on actual business formation, planning, and strategy issues in a multi-disciplinary setting.
Prior to joining Indiana Law, Professor Need spent thirteen years in private practice, representing businesses of all sizes. He spent the last five years of his private practice as a partner in the Litigation Group at Bose McKinney & Evans before moving into a general counsel position for a small business client. While continuing to represent existing clients with their business needs, he assisted firm clients in a broad range of business litigation areas, including employment, regulatory, construction, real estate, and copyright issues.
Professor Need previously served as an adjunct professor at the Kelley School of Business, where he received the Excellence in Teaching Award in 1998.