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David Lacek
Daniels 455
Adjunct Faculty; PhD Candidate
Department of Management
David Lacek

Biography at a Glance

David Lacek is an instructor in the Department of Management at the Daniels College of Business.

Currently David teaches courses across the spectrum of management, operations, information technology, entrepreneurship and innovative design. His research interest is in the design and development of the conceptual understanding of modern business exchange mechanisms such as Blockchain.

Coming to academics from industry, his past experiences included leading the Culverhouse Service Program in Marketing at the university of Alabama. His point of view allows him to stand at the nexus of academia and the business community where academics, students and industry merge. He engaged both business-to-business companies and business and consumer leaders, creating the dynamics necessary for a corporate board and experiential learning projects. His students meet industry and lead consultative projects, presenting answers to real business opportunities. In his approach, the classroom is the genesis providing students with maximum exposure to ideate, design think and deliver advanced business concepts. The academic intensive develops a deep learning experience that directly translates into their career path choice. Experience has provided David the insight to grow program participation, engage colleagues, develop course content, and maximize contact and inclusivity, as well as monetize and sustain classroom resources.


  • Executive PhD Candidate, Business Administration, University of Denver
  • Master of Business Administration, Strategy and Enterprise Consulting, University of Alabama
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and Studio Art, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA