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Bob Sweeney, Bizcap

Robert Sweeney


Director of Outreach


Robert (Bob) Sweeney is a successful businessman, entrepreneur, educational leader and non-profit executive. He has built organizations from the ground up, led investor groups in the purchase and disposition of real estate, and thrived in the business arena in the Greater Washington area.


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Erran Carmel

Erran Carmel


Director of Strategic Initiatives


Professor Carmel teaches Information Technology (I.T.). He researches the globalization of tech: crowdsourcing, impact sourcing, global software teams, offshore outsourcing. Professor Carmel leads Business in the Capital to play a larger role in regional businesses and in regional policy.


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Nandini Lahiri, Associate Professor of the Management Department

Nandini Lahiri


Fellow


Nandini Lahiri is an Associate Professor of the Management Department at the Kogod. Her research lies at the intersection of strategy, international business and technology.
She studies the implications of geographic and vertical scope of firms in the context of alliances, R&D and innovation.


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Rebecca Cooper

Rebecca Cooper


Executive in Residence


Washington Business Report’ creator and anchor, Rebecca Cooper now serves as an Executive-­In-­Residence for Strategic Initiatives at Kogod and as a faculty member at the School of Communications at AU. She is also the CEO of two new startups creating thought leadership forums and media programming to find innovative solutions.


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Emily Anthony

Emily Anthony


Webmaster


Emily Anthony is an undergraduate student at the Kogod School of Business.


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