The AAEA proudly presents nationally recognized industry leaders that bring small business training, coaching, and marketing services right to your computer or mobile device. These professionals are dedicated to educating and equipping minority-owned businesses to build assets and operate more efficiently in order to compete effectively within the marketplace. These once-a-week Zoom workshops are FREE to participants and sponsored by the AAEA and its partners.
Jamie Kraft, MBA, Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center
WARRINGTON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Jamie Kraft presents Opportunity Recognition, Creativity, Leverage, Risk, and Guerilla Action. Mr. Jamie Kraft is the Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at the University of Florida. Jamie spent several years at Deloitte Consulting, a management consultant focusing on economic performance evaluation, competitive assessment, and strategic development for clients in the manufacturing and consumer products industries before joining the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Microbiology and from the University of Florida as a Matherly Scholar with an MBA specializing in Finance, Operations Management, and Business Strategy. Before starting with the Center, Jamie spent one year in Paris studying French. He has been with the Center for 20 years and is currently the Center’s Director. He has been the instructor for courses covering the topics of the entrepreneurial mindset, business planning, technology commercialization, small business consulting, customer discovery, entrepreneurial leadership, and creativity. He has managed, led, and participated in student programs in Silicon Valley, Hungary, Ireland, Chile, Cuba, South Africa, and Haiti.