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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Kate Jackson

Kate Jackson

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Education

BA, The University of Chicago

MA, The University of Chicago

MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Specialization

Human-centered Design Thinking 
Change Design & Strategy
Entrepreneurial Resilience
Intrapreneurship
Fundraising
Marketing & Communications

Academic Experience
  • Venture Design Challenge Lead
  • ENTP 110: Innovation, Design Thinking, and Entrepreneurship
  • COLL - ENTP 170: Your Future Self
  • Pitch It 2018
Professional Experience
Business Experience:
  • Bluff Beach Books, Founder & Author
  • Hello Code (after school programming for elementary school children), Program Designer
  • Deloitte, Human Capital & Strategy 
  • Deloitte Sales Force Effectiveness, Intrapreneur
  • JPMorgan Private Bank, Hedge Fund Marketing
  • Accenture, Talent & Organization
  • Save Me a Seat Productions, Assistant Director
  • WTTW, Show-runner and website content creator
Social Innovation Experience :
  • Bright Sunny Morning Initiative, Creator & Author
  • The University of Chicago Alumni Board (elected position)
  • Gorton Community Center Arts and Culture Council Member
  • Lake Bluff Public Library Board Member (elected position)
  • The John G. Shedd Aquarium Marketing, PR, and Guest Engagement Board Committee
  • The John G. Shedd Aquarium Gala Committee PR, Marketing, and Social Media Lead
  • The John G. Shedd Aquarium President’s Council Founding Member
  • The School of St. Mary’s Annual Fund Co-Chair
  • Lake Forest County Day School Safety Task Force
  • Lake Forest County Day School Building and Grounds Committee
  • Chicago International Children’s Film Festival Juror
  • Lollipop Theater Network Board Member
  • The University of Chicago Reunion Fundraising Chair