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David J. BenDaniel

David J. BenDaniel

Don & Margi Berens Professor of Entrepreneurship
Professor of Management

Email: djb16@cornell.edu
341 Sage Hall
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-6201
Phone: 607-255-4220

Professor BenDaniel holds degrees in physics and engineering. He has been a visiting fellow at Harvard's Graduate School of Business Administration. At Cornell, he serves as a senior fellow of the Entrepreneurship and Personal Enterprise Program. In addition to his teaching and research, he has been active in investing venture capital. He was senior vice president in Textron Corporation's American research and development division, group vice president of Exxon Enterprises where he surpervised the energy-development and technology-components groups, and started General Electric's technical-ventures operation. He has been featured in Fortune, Business Week, Success Magazine, and Physics Today, among other publications. Recently, he co-edited a new book, International M&A, Joint Ventures and Beyond - Doing the Deal.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Published Papers

  • BenDaniel, David J.; Reyes, Jesse E.; D'Angelo, Michael R..  "Concentration in The Venture Capital Industry"  Journal of Private Equity  3.3  (2000):  7-14.
  • BenDaniel, David J..  "The Definability of Fields"  Chaos, Solitons & Fractals  10.6  (1999):  975-979.

Book Chapters

  • BenDaniel, David J., 1998, The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in Physics, in Causality and Locality in Modern Physics, eds Geoffrey Hunter, Stanley Jeffers and Jean-Pierre Vigier, Kluwer Academic Publishers.