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S. Michael Camp

Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Visiting Assistant Professor, Management & Human Resources

Areas of Expertise

New Venture Development and Performance
Regional Determinants of Entrepreneurship
Impact of Entrepreneurship on Economic Development


Ph.D., Business Strategy, The Ohio State University
Masters of Arts, Organization Theory, The Ohio State University
Master of Business Administration, West Virginia University
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, West Virginia University


As executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, Camp sets the strategic direction and programmatic platform for Fisher College's entrepreneurship program. He oversees the design and development of the academic and outreach programs and directs strategic partnerships with other entrepreneurship and technology commercialization support organizations throughout the Ohio State and Greater Columbus communities.

Camp's research interests focus on the performance of new ventures and the regional economic impact of innovation and entrepreneurship. He has published articles in leading journals including Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Executive, and Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. Throughout his research career, including five years at the world's leading foundation in the advancement of entrepreneurship, Camp has directed or led various national and global programmatic research initiatives. Some of these include the Innovation-Entrepreneurship NEXUS, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, the Panel Study for Entrepreneurial Dynamics, the Annual Survey of Innovative Practices, and the Kauffman Financial Benchmarking System. In 2002, he co-edited a book entitled, Strategic Entrepreneurship.

He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the entrepreneurship program. His consulting work focuses on new venture creation, the strategic and financial performance of high growth ventures, and regional economic impact of the innovation-entrepreneurship nexus.

Contact Information

Center for Entrepreneurship
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-3045