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Brent Sebold

Lecturer (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5506
Lecturer + Executive Director
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5506
Lecturer + Executive Director
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5506
Biography

Brent Sebold is the Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship + Innovation Training and Development Network within Arizona State University’s Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development. In this role, Brent leads a variety of enterprise-wide entrepreneurial training and development initiatives for student, faculty, and community-based innovators. 

Concurrently, Sebold serves as the Director of Entrepreneurship + Innovation @ the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Dr. Sebold is responsible for the organization and advancement of curricular and co-curricular entrepreneurship programs for all Fulton students and faculty. He also oversees the eSeed Challenge + Accelerator, which is the Schools’ premier new venture funding and support initiative. Brent also co-directs the Fulton Generator Labs, which is a 6,500 square foot workspace for student enterprisers. 

Prior to serving in these roles, Brent was the Executive Director of Venture Development and the Director of Acceleration Curriculum within Entrepreneurship + Innovation. Additionally, he led the regional ecosystem development efforts for the U.S. Department of Defense’s implementation of ASU’s Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator and operated Arizona Furnace 2.0 in partnership with several research and funding organizations throughout the state. 

Brent also ran ASU’s Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative and the inaugural ASU Venture Devils program. During his tenure, he directly managed 40 Edson client companies who raised over $1.2 million in external funding and featured 10 grand prize winners in several global student startup competitions, including Entrepreneur magazine's 2011 Collegiate Entrepreneur of the Year. He also led the 2016-18 redesign and institutionalization of the Mentor and Funding Networks within E+I's Venture Development unit.

Brent earned a Business Administration degree from Ohio University and his Master and Doctor of Education degrees at ASU. 

Videos
E+I @ Fulton Engineering
Research Interests

Entrepreneurship + Innovation

Publications

Leveraging Faculty and Peer Leaders to Promote Commuter Student Co-curricular Engagement: A Collegiate Retention Intervention Study

https://repository.asu.edu/items/8978

Research Activity
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 301Entrepreneur & Value Creation
ENT 360Entrepreneur & Value Creation
FSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 493Honors Thesis
FSE 493Honors Thesis
FSE 494Special Topics
FSE 598Special Topics
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 494Special Topics
FSE 598Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 301Entrepreneur & Value Creation
ENT 360Entrepreneur & Value Creation
FSE 492Honors Directed Study
FSE 493Honors Thesis
FSE 494Special Topics
FSE 598Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 301Entrepreneur & Value Creation
ENT 360Entrepreneur & Value Creation
FSE 492Honors Directed Study
CSE 493Honors Thesis
FSE 493Honors Thesis
FSE 494Special Topics
FSE 598Special Topics
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 494Special Topics
FSE 598Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 301Entrepreneur & Value Creation
MGT 360Entrepreneur & Value Creation
FSE 492Honors Directed Study
FSE 493Honors Thesis
FSE 494Special Topics
FSE 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 301Entrepreneur & Value Creation
MGT 360Entrepreneur & Value Creation
FSE 492Honors Directed Study
FSE 494Special Topics
FSE 598Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 301Entrepreneur & Value Creation
MGT 360Entrepreneur & Value Creation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 301Entrepreneur & Value Creation
MGT 360Entrepreneur & Value Creation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
FSE 501Technology Entrepreneurship