Kyle Jensen

Associate Dean and Shanna and Eric Bass '05 Director of Entrepreneurship & Senior Lecturer

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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 as Associate Dean and Director of Entrepreneurship. His research interests include entrepreneurship, intellectual property, and innovation.



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


  • Start-up Founder Studies MGT 645
  • Management of Software Development MGT 656
  • Advanced Management of Software Development MGT 660
  • Apps, Software, and Entrepreneurship MGT 659

Selected Articles


  • MakeHaven

Companies Founded

Pit Rho