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.