Dr Norris Krueger, Delegate to Kauffman Foundation’s Landmark ESHIP Meet-up for Global Ecosystem Builders, has been appointed as High Commissioner for the United States. High Commissioner Krueger represents the United States in the International Academics Committee of the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum.
Very few are able to make a difference in academe, in education, and in entrepreneurship, but Dr Norris Krueger has managed to keep moving the needle for each, with proven, recognised expertise in growing entrepreneurial thinkers and entrepreneurial communities. While considered a leading thinker on how to grow entrepreneurial ecosystems, he has paid his dues as an entrepreneur and as entrepreneurial champion, serving as the Co-Organizer for Idaho Startup Weekend, the regional coordinator for Global Entrepreneurship Week, and the lead organiser for 1 Million Cups. Dr Krueger is a World Entrepreneurship Forum delegate, a delegate and presenter at Growing Entrepreneurial Communities, and an invited delegate to the Kauffman Foundation’s landmark ESHIP meet-up for global ecosystem builders. Armed with professional educator training, Norris is also a thought leader in entrepreneurial learning. His Ohio State program was decorated by the US SBA for innovativeness. His Boise State TEAMS entrepreneurship program earned 6 national and 2 global best practice awards. TEAMS blended project-based learning and community outreach with the motto ‘Students Are Our Secret Weapon!’ Twice elected as an officer in the Academy of Management and ICSB, Dr Krueger chairs AoM’s Global Scholar Development Committee. He is also an External Fellow for the Max Planck Institute for Economics, a Senior Research Fellow for the School for Advanced Studies at the University of Phoenix, a Senior Subject-Matter Expert at OECD/EU HE Innovate and Entrepreneurship360, and is the most-cited (Two articles are the top three most-cited articles for two different ‘A’ journals) scholar in his specialty – and his research continues to grow as he collaborates globally.