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Paul Hudnut

Paul Hudnut teaches entrepreneurship classes at Colorado State University's College of Business. He is also Co-Director of CSU's Global Innovation Center for Energy, Environment and Health, and is on the Faculty Council for the Center for Financial Inclusion. Paul is a visiting instructor in entrepreneurship at the Bordeaux Business School and Bainbridge Graduate Institute.

His background and interest is in building companies, technology transfer, and intellectual property in the bioscience, energy and information services industries. He is particularly interested in business models which emphasize an entrepreneurial approach to global issues of environment and health.

Paul is a founder and director of Envirofit International, Ltd., which was a TechAward laureate in 2005 and was recently recognized by Stanford Social Innovation Review for its innovative approach for commercializing environmentally friendly technologies in the developing world. He also serves as a board member of New Belgium Brewing Co., and Inviragen. Prior to joining CSU, Mr. Hudnut was an executive at Heska Corporation, US WEST Marketing Resources and PR Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Hudnut earned his BA from Colorado College and his law degree from University of Virginia and completed the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School.  In 2010, he received the Olympus Innovation Award from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovation Alliance.  With Amy Smith of MIT, and others, Paul leads the International Development Design Summit.