Chuck Eesley is an Assistant Professor at Stanford University in the Department of Management Science and Engineering (MS&E). His research and teaching interests focus on strategy and technology entrepreneurship. In the broadest sense, Chuck is interested in the "ideas sector" of the economy. He wants to find out which individual attributes, strategies and institutional arrangements optimally drive the rate of innovation, high growth entrepreneurship, and ultimately economic growth.
Chuck received the 2010 Best Dissertation Award in the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management and is a recipient of the 2007 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s Dissertation Fellowship award.