We welcome Deniz Ucbasaran, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Warwick Business School as one of the judges for the first Future of Capitalism Competition.
Deniz has held positions at University of Nottingham and visiting positions Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, University of Oslo, and the University of Gent.
Deniz's teaches Entrepreneurship & new Venture Creation to MBA students in the Business School.
Her research explores entrepreneurial activity involving new value (economic, social and/or cultural) creation at the level of the individual, the team and the firm.
Deniz has published widely in a range of academic and practitioner journals including Harvard Business Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Management and has appeared in the popular press.
Her work exploring the role played by entrepreneurial experience in entrepreneurial activity has culminated in the book entitled Habitual Entrepreneurs. Three strands of her current work seek to explain; a) how entrepreneurship can help individuals recover from adversity (e.g., forced migration) and build resilience b) how new environmentally sustainable businesses are created and developed and c) the role of intuition in entrepreneurial decision making.
Through her research, Deniz engages with both private business and public policy circles - her work has been used by Alliance Boots, EIM Business and Policy Research (Netherlands), Flanders District of Creativity (Belgium), Biotechnology YES, Scottish Enterprise, among others.