Jeffrey E. Sohl is Director of the Center for Venture Research
at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of
New Hampshire. He received his Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from
Villanova University and his MBA and Ph.D. in Management Science from the
University of Maryland. Prior to joining the Whittemore School he was a
consultant to the Department of Energy in the area of public policy analysis.
His current research interests are in early-stage equity financing for
high growth ventures. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, the eCoast Technology Roundtable and
MerchantBanc, and the Editorial Board for Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship
Theory and Practice and Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.
He also serves on the New Hampshire Governor's Advisory Committee on Capital
Formation and is on the Board of Directors for NetworkNH. He has presented
his angel research in academic and practitioner forums in the United States,
Europe and Asia, and in briefings for several government agencies and scholars
from the United States, Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, Asia and Africa.
He has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, National Public Radio, NHPTV's NH Outlook,
and has been quoted in Inc., Forbes, Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, Red
Herring, Newsweek, Business Week, Newsweek-Japan, Financial Times, New York
Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and the Financial Times-France.
He has written many articles which have been published in academic and
business journals, including Venture Capital: An International Journal
of Entrepreneurial Finance, the Social Science Journal, the Journal
of Forecasting, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Entrepreneurship
and Regional Development, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, Entrepreneurship 2000 and the Journal of Business Venturing.