Chris Palmisano

Austin, Texas

Area of research interest
Entrepreneurship and innovation

Master’s degree
MBA/Finance, University of North Carolina

Bachelor’s degree
Management Information Systems, Rochester Institute of Technology


What are some of your hobbies?
Running and mentoring

Where did/are you working while earning your PhD?
Rocket Dollar, Inc., and St. Edward’s University 

What is your current position?
Founding Chief Operating Officer/Adjunct Professor

Why have you decided to pursue a PhD?
I enjoy teaching and would like to pursue it in the future.

Why did you choose to get your PhD from the Daniels College of Business?
Considerable thought has been put into the program layout and the staff has been great to work with through the application process.

What are your career goals or dream job after you complete your PhD?
I’d like to split time between industry and academia.