Dr. Betsy Campbell’s research focuses on the practices of teams at the forefront of scientific discovery, technological innovation, and new venture creation. Earlier in her career Campbell did research at Harvard University and co-directed the MIT Community Innovation Lab. She also won a Ghiso Fellowship to study at the Yale University Center for Bioethics and was a Visiting Scholar at the Hastings Center. Campbell was the founder of two high-tech ventures and one non-profit — Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs — which now has several chapters worldwide. As an intrapreneur, her work helped position a software company for a $1.5B acquisition by Lucent Technologies. Campbell is an active member of the Explorers Club. Previously she served as a sub-committee co-chair for the Harvard Alumni Association Board of Directors. She also has been an invited judge many times for the MIT IDEAS venture competition.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Social Justice, Teams, Practices, Ethnomethodology