Dr. Shawn M. Clark

Clinical Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Shawn Clark is a Clinical Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and interim director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship at The Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business. Prior to joining the Smeal College of Business he served as a Senior Lecturer and Professor of Practice at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology. Clark teaches courses in business planning, corporate strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, enterprise architecture, project management, and professional services (management and IT consulting). He has also worked as an executive education professional at Penn State and elsewhere, providing training on IT governance, and the alignment of IT and business architectures.


Clark has filled a variety of administrative and leadership positions at the university, including Director of the IST Consulting Solutions Program, Executive Director of the Institute for Global Prescience, Director of Business and Career Solutions, and Co-Director of the Solutions Institute at the College of Information Sciences and Technology. Clark’s current research focuses on business architecture modeling, global prescience, enterprise transparency, situational awareness, anticipatory clue detection engine design, and the strategic alignment of business and IT.


Clark has consulted with and helped manage projects for such reputable organizations such as IBM, Lockheed Martin, Oracle, Ford Motor Company, Disney, U.S. Marine Corps, NSA, Chubb Insurance, Providence Gas, Brooklyn Union, and many others. As a professional service provider he achieved the rank of IBM certified business transformation consultant. Clark earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration at Penn State, and his Masters of Organizational Behavior and Bachelors of Science degrees at Brigham Young University. He is published in several top ten academic journals. His publication record includes over 30 articles and books related to business management and information technology.



For More Information Contact:

Dr. Shawn M. Clark
Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FCFE)
Smeal College of Business
The Pennsylvania State University
451C Business Building
University Park PA 16802-3603

Phone: 814-865-4449
Fax: 814-865-7425
E-mail: sclark@smeal.psu.edu