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Kyle Jensen

Kyle Jensen

Associate Dean & Shanna and Eric Bass '05 Director of Entrepreneurial Programs; Senior Lecturer

Kyle Jensen is an entrepreneur, developer, and scientist. Before joining Yale SOM, he co-founded Agrivida, a venture-backed biotechnology company; PriorSmart, a patent analytics provider (acquired by RPX); and Pit Rho, maker of machine learning software for professional motorsports teams (acquired by GM). Kyle also worked previously at the non-profit PIPRA, helping universities in developing economies establish technology licensing offices and helping scientists commercialize their research. In addition to teaching, Kyle works with many Yale start-ups outside the classroom. His research interests include entrepreneurship, intellectual property, and innovation.


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