Hakan Ener joined the Management and Quantitative Methods Department as an Assistant Professor in the field of entrepreneurship in 2018. Previously, he created and taught entrepreneurship courses for IESE Business School in Europe, the United States, and Brazil. His experience includes serving as the academic director of a program in which mid-career managers created new businesses within large corporations. That program received the "Excellence in Practice" award from the European Foundation for Management Development in the "Talent Development" category.
His research is on entrepreneurial teams and is published in such journals as the Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Organization, Industrial and Corporate Change, and the Journal of International Management. He contributed as an entrepreneurship expert to the newspaper Financial Times, and he has published teaching-oriented case studies through Harvard Business Publishing.
Dr. Ener holds a Ph.D. in Management (with a specialization in strategy), which he completed at INSEAD Business School's locations in France and Singapore.
Hakan and his wife are raising their children in a trilingual environment that includes their speaking English, Turkish, and Estonian.