Kyle Jensen

Associate Dean and Shanna and Eric Bass ’05 Director of Entrepreneurship & Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Computer Science

Kyle Jensen is an entrepreneur, developer, and scientist. Before joining the Yale SOM faculty, he co-founded Agrivida, a venture-backed biotechnology company based in Boston; PriorSmart, a patent analytics provider (acquired by RPX, Nasdaq:RPXC); and Pit Rho, a leader in motorsport analytics. In addition to teaching, Kyle works with numerous Yale start-ups, now as Associate Dean and Director of Entrepreneurship, and previously as mentor and entrepreneur-in-residence at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. His research interests include computational biology, intellectual property, and the sociology of science. 

Education

  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
  • BS, University of Illinois, 2000

Courses

Start-up Founder Studies
MGT 645
Entrepreneurship & New Ventures
MGT 655
Management of Software Development
MGT 656
Start-up Founder Practicum
MGT 646
Programming and Entrepreneurship
MGT 659
Entrepreneurship
MGT 658

Publications

Selected Articles

C. Loose, K. Jensen, I. Rigoutsos, and G. Stephanopoulos
Nature
2006
K. Jensen, M. Styczynski, I. Rigoutsos, and G. Stephanopoulos
Bioinformatics
2006
K. Jensen and F. Murray
Science
2005

Consultancies

  • RPX Corp.

Companies Founded

Agrivida
PriorSmart
Pit Rho