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The Center for Entrepreneurship

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P.O. Box 173040
Bozeman, MT, 59717

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Scott Bryant

College of Business
P.O. Box 173040
Bozeman, MT 59717

Executive Director, Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship
Associate Professor of Management, Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Bryant received his Ph.D. in management, with an emphasis in strategy and entrepreneurship, from the University of Oregon in 2002. He has a BA (1990) in philosophy and marketing and an MBA (1998) from Seattle Pacific University. He worked in a small advertising agency and a technology startup in Seattle, spent a year in Poland teaching English, and worked as an admissions officer for nearly 5 years at Seattle Pacific University.

His experience with technology companies in the Seattle area has prompted an interest in researching how high-tech, entrepreneurial firms manage knowledge to create sustainable competitive advantages. He has published articles in the Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, the International Small Business Journal, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, and Group and Organization Management. He has conducted research projects at Microsoft and other technology companies in the Seattle area.


Gary Bishop

Gary Bishop
College of Business
P.O. Box 173040
Bozeman, MT 59717

Director of Student Research Services, Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship
Adjunct Instructor of Management,Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship

Gary serves as the Director of Student Research Services for the Center. He is also an adjunct professor in the College teaching management and entrepreneurship courses. He is a seasoned senior level training professional and brings more than 30 years successful experience in training, management, and executive leadership in both public and private sectors to the classroom and the boardroom. Gary has extensive hands-on experience as a senior manager and executive in training and operations; and as an instructor in both the corporate world and the university classroom. Gary’s education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics, a Master’s of Aeronautical Science Degree in Management, and post graduate work in Adult Education.