Tom O'Donnell

Tom O'Donnell, Management and Entrepreneurship

Tom O'Donnell, Management and Entrepreneurship

Visiting Professor
Falmouth 202F


Strategy, technology commercialization, new venture planning / implementation, business development, sales & marketing

Educational Background

MS, Management of Technology, MIT Sloan School of Management
MS, Computer Engineering, Boston University

BS, Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Visiting Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship in the Manning School of Business, Tom O'Donnell's interests include innovation strategy, technology commercialization, new venture formation, business development, entrepreneurship and social venturing. Prior to teaching, most of O'Donnell's career centered in high tech, primarily in the telecommunications and computer networking industries, with additional experience in advanced materials, clean tech and energy systems. Primary roles have included strategy, business development, sales, marketing, system engineering and consulting. O'Donnell is a graduate of the MIT Sloan School of Management (M.S., Management of Technology), Boston University (M.S., Computer Engineering) and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (B.S., Electrical Engineering). Most recently O'Donnell was Vice President, Business Development at Product Genesis, an innovation strategy consulting firm in Boston. Board member of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, new venture mentor with the MIT Venture Mentoring Service, board member of YouthCITIES (non-profit focused on teaching social entrepreneurship to high school students) and a member of the leadership team for the Merrimack Valley Sandbox Entrepreneur Program.