Sean Carr

Assistant Professor of Business Administration; Executive Director, Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Carr’s applied research, which has examined entrepreneurial dynamics, social networks, venture capital and financial crises, has resulted in award-winning books, articles, case studies, digital media and numerous teaching materials. His work has been cited by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Newsweek, NPR and CNBC.

Carr is co-author of The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market’s Perfect Storm with Darden Dean Robert F. Bruner. He is executive chair of the Jefferson Innovation Summit, presented with CNBC to convene national leaders from business, government, academia, media and the arts for a constructive conversation about creating a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Previously, Carr worked for CNN and spent nearly ten years as a broadcast journalist with ABC News’ World News Tonight with Peter Jennings.

B.A., Northwestern University; M.S., Columbia University; MBA, Ph.D., University of Virginia