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Faculty and Staff Profile

John Hannon

Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Office: 100 McCollum Ave #10
Phone: 716.998.6000

 Educational Background

Cornell University 1992

University at Buffalo 1987

Clarkson University 1982

 Courses Taught

Entrepreneurial Mindset
Creativity, Entrepreneurship, & Innovation


20+ years of teaching experience in the US, Japan, China, Taiwan, Russia, Korea, & Singapore. Writer/Producer for Feature & Documentary films. Producer for McGraw-Hill Educational films in Law and Entrepreneurship. 10+ years of full time industry experience: IT (IBM) Auto (Trico) Utility (National Grid) Banking (M & T) Advisor and consultant to dozens of MNCs around the world including IBM and Caterpillar. Teacher and mentor for 500+ MBA entrepreneurship students who have started dozens of companies. Personally founded multiple successful start-ups.