Mr. Bradley R. Norris, MSM is senior lecturer in Hankamer’s top-rated Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation Department. Prior to his appointment in the School of Business, Norris worked for companies including Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies and pursued various entrepreneurial venture.
Norris is Director of Technology Entrepreneurship and serves on Baylor’s new Lab-To-Market team, a partnership between the Vice Provost for Research and the School of Business that aims to move lab inventions towards impact in the marketplace. Norris connects Lab-to-Market commercialization activity to students pursuing degrees in business, engineering, computer science, law, film & digital media, and more.
Norris earned degrees from Indiana University Bloomington (Computer Science/Math) and Purdue University Krannert (Master of Science in Management). Norris’ primary courses include Technology Entrepreneurship, Initiating and Sustaining Innovation, and the business capstone Strategic Management. Additionally, he offers Special Studies in Technology Commercialization. His aim is to empower students to apply academic principles to the challenging ambiguity of real-world projects and solutions with a servant’s heart.
Joining Mr. Norris in this Faculty-in-Residence role will be his wife, Laura (Baylor Alum 1988), and their youngest of three children, Emilie Rose (age 17). “We look forward to the joy of sharing experiences and relationships living on campus with the entrepreneurially-minded students of the Business & Innovation LLC and the extended family of the entire Brooks Flats community,” says Mr. Norris. “Our prayer is that Baylor students are blessed as we walk daily with them on their journey.”