Experts in Residence

Scholar in Residence

Patrick J. Murphy, Ph.D.
Patrick, who holds The Goodrich Entrepreneurship Chair at UAB, has been a professor for more than 20 years. He has built/led entrepreneurship programs, mentored and consulted for many successful entrepreneurs, and trained students worldwide. He authored the book Mutiny and its Bounty (Yale) and has published in Harvard Business Review and other outlets. He has received a range of ecosystem, research, and teaching awardsPatrick is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, former Board President of the Chicago Cultural Alliance, a thoroughbred owner, and co-founder of a racehorse training and aftercare organization. His Ph.D. is from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Patrick supports Innovation Depot entrepreneurs through mentoring, designing research (e.g., A/B testing), accessing entrepreneurship studies and databases, and national and international-level networking.

Entrepreneurs in Residence

Thomas Coiner, CEO & Founder
ProU

Matt Jaeh, Co-Founder
ProctorU

Marketing Experts

Onna Cunningham, Founder
Luna, a MarTech Collective

Tyler Hatcher,
Luna, a MarTech Collective

Product/User Research Experts

Elizabeth Anderson, CEO & Co-Founder
LunarLab

Kelli Lucas, Co-Founder & Chief Design Officer
LunarLab

Product Market Fit/Fundraising Expert

Max Menke, Founding Partner
GrowthX

Sales Expert

Ryan Robinett, Principal
Multiply, Inc.