Kenneth S. Rother

Kenneth S. Rother

Visiting Lecturer

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Ken is a senior executive with more than 30 years of experience. He has a deep understanding of business operations, technology based innovation and client management. Ken has built his career by leveraging a strong software technology background to hold both staff and management positions in industries including computer graphics, financial services, telecom, internet consulting and media. Most recently he was SVP of Digital Media at Discovery Communications. As an entrepreneur Ken co-founded a software engineering startup in Toronto and joined an early stage online media company as President and COO. Both businesses were successfully exited and in both cases Ken held SVP roles with the acquiring firm for 5+ years. Ken's current interest includes the renaissance in hardware products enabled by advances in desktop manufacturing, crowd funding, cloud computing, electronics, and small-scale manufacturing.

Recent Courses

  • NBA 6230 - Actualizing Your Startup - Part I
  • NBA 6330 - Actualizing Your Startup - Part II
  • NBA 3000 - Entrepreneur and Private Equity
  • NBA 5640 - Entrepreneurship and Business Ownership
  • NBA 5070 - Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers
  • NBAE 6910 - Entrepreneurship of Physical Products
  • NBA 6910 - Physical Product Entrepreneurship
  • NBA 6860 - Startup Learning Series
  • NBA 5380 - The Business Idea Factory

Academic Degrees

  • DEC Dawson College Montreal, 1979
Kenneth S. Rother