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Andrew Maxwell

Associate Professor


Mechanical Engineering


Andrew is the Bergeron Chair In Technology Entrepreneurship, and Director Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Technology Entrepreneurship from the University of Waterloo in 2011, winning the Academy of Management’s Heizer Award for the top PhD in his field. He is also a journal editor for the Journal of Business Venturing. While at Waterloo, Andrew taught the capstone technology entrepreneurship class, helping numerous technology entrepreneurs get their start. Prior to this Andrew worked for three years in the technology transfer office of the University of Toronto (also teaching at Rotman and UTM). Andrew’s work experience includes founding four technology companies and working in two technology multinationals. He has an MBA from London Business School, and a B.Sc. (Eng.) in Electrical Engineering, from Imperial College London.