Besting four other teams in the finals of the eight-month tech business plan competition that is UC Santa Barbara’s Technology Management New Venture Competition (NVC), Spinjet3D earned the $10,000 First Place Award in the 2020 contest, this year held remotely due to the coronavirus outbreak. It was viewed live online by people around the world.
New Venture Finals: May 21, 2020 from 3:00 - 6:30 PM
Technology Management at UCSB invites you to attend the 21st Annual New Venture Competition Finals on Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 3:00PM. This year’s format will be virtual, highlighting the FIVE FINALIST teams that have worked diligently on their startups for the last 8 months. Please join us to support our students as they present their business opportunities to a panel of esteemed judges.
Technology Management Welcomes New Faculty Member, Jessica Santana
Jessica Santana joins award-winning faculty in advancing the practice of Technology Management at UCSB. Jessica earned her PhD and MA in sociology from Stanford University after receiving a Master of Information Management and Systems degree at UC Berkeley, with certification in the Management of Technology from the Haas School of Business. She has also worked in industry, as a strategy and management consultant, entrepreneur, and product manager.
UC Tech is a two-day conference for UC technologists to share and learn as well as network with colleagues. Technology Management Professor and Chair Kyle Lewis presented the 2019 keynote, "IT Ingenuity Put to Work: Organizational Strategies for Interrupting Bias." View the full presentation below.
Authentication Software Developer, Allthenticate, Takes Top Prize at NVC
After eight intensive months of coursework, research, mentorship, practice, and even more practice, six New Venture Competition Teams, winnowed from a field of 20 finalists, competed on May 29, 2019 for $40,000 in prize money and the opportunity to wow judges, investors, and more than 250 attendees.
Distinguished Professor Stephen R. Barley Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for the Anthropology of Work
Stephen R. Barley, the Christian A. Felipe Professor of Technology Management at UCSB, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Conrad Arensberg Prize by the Society for the Anthropology of Work. Established by the Society in 1991 to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of the anthropology of work, Stephen R. Barley is one of only 17 recipients to receive the award, including Conrad Arensberg himself.