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Who We Are

The Leadership Team is responsible for hosting the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship classes, events, programs and competitions. If you have any questions about any of these, don't hesitate to reach out and contact us.
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Matthew E. Hanson, PhD, MBA
Director - Ralph W. Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
Clinical Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
Dr. Hanson helped create and launch profitable, distinctive products - including the GPS navigation system, the Stealth Bomber, advanced medical technologies and cloud-based clinical apps - as an entrepreneur in a high-tech start-up as well as large companies. His experience is backed by a doctorate in aerospace engineering from USC, an MBA from Chapman University, a certificate in marketing from UCLA, and he is a certified Scrum Master (The Scrum Alliance).
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Karen Akiyama
Administrative Assistant
Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
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Enoch Wong
Graduate Student Worker
Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
Enoch Wong graduated from University of California, Riverside and received a B.A. in Economics / Administration Studies. Currently, he is a 2nd-year graduate student at Chapman University pursuing a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree. Before attending the MBA program at Chapman University, Enoch had an experience working for a Venture Capital firm in Santa Clara, which emphasizes in the Technology Sector on SaaS and hardware innovations.

Connect With Us

If you are interested in getting involved with the Leatherby Center, please don't hesitate to reach out. Learn about the multiple ways to get involved by visiting our various program pages and reading About Us.