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John Surdyk

John Surdyk

Expert on entrepreneurship/social entrepreneurship in U.S.

Director, Initiative for Studies in Transformational Entrepreneurship Wisconsin School of Business Work: 608-262-9041 Home page Twitter: @jssurdyk


  • Social entrepreneurship - nonprofit organizations and hybrid entities.
  • Wisconsin Entrepreneurial Boot Camp
  • Entrepreneurial Residential Learning Community at UW-Madison
  • G. Steven Burrill Business Plan Competition
  • Entrepreneurship


  • Serves on several boards for arts organizations, high-technology companies and city bodies tasked with economic development initiatives.
  • Authored several book chapters on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and journal articles on regional economic development and high-technology entrepreneurship.