John C Butler
John Sibley Butler is the director of the Herb Kelleher Entrepreneurship Center, and director of the IC2 Institute, which focuses on technology commercialization and is dedicated to the creation of new ventures throughout the world. He is an author, researcher and lecturer on venture start-up, immigrant and minority entrepreneurship and organizational behavior.
Prof. Butler has consulted for many firms, such as State Farm Insurance Co., as well for the U.S. Military. He is also a member of the Economic Advisory Team of Governor George Bush's 2000 Presidential Campaign.
His books include "Entrepreneurship and Self-Help Among Black America: A Reconsideration of Race and Economics;" "All That We Can Be: Black Leadership and Racial Integration the Army Way" (with Charles C. Moskos -- Winner of the Washington Monthly Best Book Award); and "Immigrant and Minority Entrepreneurship: The Continuous Rebirth of American Communities" (with George Kozmetsky).
Butler has appeared on over 30 radio and television programs, including Eye On America (CBS Nightly News), The Jim Leher News Hour, CBS Radio Talk Show, The Osgood Report, and Public Radio. His research has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Time Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, and other newspapers and magazines across America.
Butler received his undergraduate education from Louisiana State University and his Ph.D. from Northwestern University.