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Our Team

Shanna and Eric Bass ’05 Director of Entrepreneurial Programs

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. He works with numerous Yale start-ups, now as Director of Entrepreneurial Programs at SOM and previously as mentor and  entrepreneur-in-residence at the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute.  His academic research spans computational biology, intellectual property, and the sociology of science.

Associate Director

Over the last nine years, Jennifer McFadden has played an integral part in developing and fostering an entrepreneurial culture across Yale University.   Prior to joining Yale SOM, Jennifer was an adjunct professor at the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York and a co-founder and the original program director for the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI). She is a co-founder and advisor at Skillcrush, an online education company  teaching women technical skills. Jennifer is the Associate Director of Entrepreneurial Programs and a Lecturer in the Practice of Entrepreneurship at the Yale School of Management.

Patricia Resio

Assistant Director, Co-Curricular Programs and Engagement

Hannah Riad

Senior Administrative Assistant