Professor Jerome S. Engel is an internationally recognized expert in innovation, entrepreneurship, and venture capital, lecturing and advising business and government leaders around the world. A leading member of the University of California at Berkeley’s entrepreneurship faculty, Prof. Engel is also a partner at Monitor Ventures, a venture capital firm specializing in early stage technology ventures. Prof. Engel began his career in public accounting with KPMG and Ernst & Young, where he was the National Director of Capital Resources, helping finance some of the country’s most exciting high potential startups. At Berkeley’s Haas School of Business he instructs in the School's MBA and Executive Education programs, specializing in Entrepreneurship, Corporate Innovation, New Venture Finance, and Venture Capital. He serves on Boards of Directors of several exciting entrepreneurial ventures and the Advisory Boards of several universities and innovation centers around the world. An author and frequent speaker, he has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio and other global media.