Harvard Innovation Lab Appoints Director

4/29/11

Harvard University announced today that Gordon Jones will be the inaugural director of the Harvard Innovation Lab, a $20 million community center for entrepreneurship that’s slated to open this fall at WGBH-TV’s former offices in Allston. The goal of the lab is to foster startups and interactions among students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and the local community. Jones was previously a marketing and sales executive with Universal Pest Solutions, American Biophysics, and Gillette, and has worked with Harvard Business School’s admissions office. He also serves as a business advisor to a number of startups. He officially starts on May 9.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com or call him at 617-252-7323. Follow @

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