Ethan Mollick, PhD

Ethan Mollick

Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Entrepreneurial strategy, entrepreneurship in innovative industries


About Ethan:

The co-author of Changing the Game, named one of the American Library Association’s top ten business books in 2009, Ethan is an expert on the role of games in business. His current research focuses on innovation and start-ups. Ethan has consulted with clients including DARPA, the advanced research arm of the Department of Defense; Eli Lily; and General Mills. Ethan is the recipient of Wharton’s 2011 Teaching Commitment and Curricular Innovation Award.

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Executive Education Programs Taught:

Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program: Scaling Your Business — ONLINE


This three-month online certificate program provides entrepreneurs with a proven toolkit that goes beyond the idea. Leveraging Wharton’s strength in data-driven outcomes, learn proven techniques for scaling your business including how to build a team, choose the right legal structure, generate demand, and finance growth.

Scaling Ventures: Developing the Playbook for Profitable Growth


Resolve the key challenges companies face when trying to grow rapidly as they transition from tactical, short-term thinking to a long-term focused vision. Learn how to move beyond the startup phase to create a large enterprise of tremendous value.