larry conger

Achievements in Entrepreneurial Research

June 22, 2018

The Leeds tradition of producing impactful, high-quality entrepreneurship research is alive and well thanks to PhD alumni like Dr. Michael Conger and Dr. Siddharth Vedula. Our entrepreneurial research faculty and alumni are consistently producing nationally-recognized research assessing the impact of entrepreneurship and startups. Leeds PhD alum (2014) Dr. Michael Conger...

Deming Center for Entrepreneurship

Alumni Spotlight: Sana Packaging

May 25, 2018

Sana Packaging is a startup that designs and develops 100% plant-based hemp plastic packaging solutions for the cannabis industry. The founders, Ron Basak-Smith and James Eichner, are both Leeds MBA alumni. In fact, they started working on Sana Packaging in Jeff York’s Sustainable Venturing class and George Deriso’s Business Plan...

Deming Center for Entrepreneurship

Trend-Driven Business Tactics Workshop

May 21, 2018

As the summer kicks off, our MBA student-run consulting firm, Entrepreneurial Solutions , is offering a trend-driven business tactics workshop to help businesses find real-time solutions to pressing questions. They leveraged university resources to research valuable trend data from more than 300 sources. Here’s a sample trend and tactic they...

Jane Miller

Meet Jane Miller: Founder of

April 9, 2018

After 30+ years of corporate experience in executive positions at companies like Frito Lay, Heinz, Hostess and Rudi's Organic Bakery, Jane Miller authored Sleep Your Way to the Top ( and other myths about business success ) in 2014 to help others learn from her experiences and her mistakes. Today...