Clinical Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Dr. Shawn Clark is a Clinical Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Pennsylvania State University's Smeal College of Business. He is also Interim Director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Shawn teaches courses in corporate innovation, entrepreneurship, enterprise architecture, project management, professional services (consulting), business strategy, business process management, and decision making. He has also recently served as Senior Lecturer at Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology, and as an executive education professional, providing on a variety of business and technology topics.
Shawn has filled a variety of administrative and leadership positions at the university, including Associate Director of Research for Penn State's Center for Enterprise Architecture, Director of the IST Consulting Solutions Program, Executive Director of the Institute for Global Prescience, Professor of Practice, Director of Business and Career Solutions, and Co-Director of the Solutions Institute at the College of Information Sciences and Technology. Shawn's current research focuses on business architecture modeling, enterprise architecture transparency, situational awareness, anticipatory clue detection engine design, and the strategic alignment of business and IT.
Shawn has consulted with and helped manage projects for such reputable organizations as IBM, Oracle, Ford Motor Company, U.S Marine Corps, NSA, Chubb Insurance, Providence Gas, Brooklyn Union, and many others. He was also an IBM certified business transformation consultant. Shawn 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, including the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, and Organization Science. His publication record includes over thirty five articles and books related to business management and information technology.
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