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Jennifer Walske

Board Director

Assistant Professor (adjunct), UCLA Anderson

Jennifer M. Walske is an assistant professor (adjunct) @UCLA Anderson; she's also a visiting scholar at Berkeley-Haas, and a lecturer at the Presidio Graduate School. She was previously the interim Faculty Director for Impact@Anderson and a Social Impact Fellow at Berkeley-Haas. Dr. Walske publishes her research on emergent firms with an emphasis on how human capital, social capital, and strategy aids new firm success. Dr. Walske also founded Myriad Investments, LLC in 2000 and serves on boards of directors for both nonprofit and for-profit enterprises.


Prior to her career in academia, she was a nationally ranked software analyst by Institutional All-American, and was a regular guest commentator on both CNN and CNBC. Dr. Walske also spent ten years in Silicon Valley holding various marketing positions within the software industry prior to investment banking.

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