Michael Hendron is an entrepreneurship and strategy professor in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. His areas of interest include innovation and growth strategies, management of new ventures, and strategy implementation. He is extensively involved in the support of undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs. Prior to his academic career Mike worked full-time as a strategy consultant serving technology firms (hardware, software, and online services) with Alliance Consulting Group and in his own independent practice, Arcwise Consulting. His clients ranged from venture-backed startups and small-cap publicly traded firms to global Fortune 500 brands. Mike also worked in the Silicon Valley operations of the global trading firm Kanematsu, where he helped US technology companies expand to markets in Asia. Mike holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.B.A. with honors from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia, and a B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University.