A former Naval Officer on a nuclear submarine to a consultant to businesses of all sizes, Pizzica has demonstrated unique ways to inject entrepreneurial thinking into the military, long-established companies, and startups in which he has invested and run.
Pizzica helped transform the way in which healthcare offices work in his role as the CEO of Pizzica Pediatrics, one of Pennsylvania’s most innovative healthcare systems serving children that he led for a decade.
In his work as an instructor of Villanova MBA’s for over a decade, Pizzica not only taught students, but helped bring theory to practice by launching many ventures in collaboration with graduates. He is the co-author of Financial Ratios for MBAs, a resource he published that entails entrepreneurial thinking and financial rigor specifically for MBA graduates.
Pizzica is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at Lykos Apollo, an innovative new model for private equity firms and an active investor in businesses of all types.
From original storytelling to complex grant proposals developed with scholars, Meadow is an inquisitive and creative writer whose Entrepreneurial Thinking transforms complex and challenging material into clear, energetic prose.
Howard H. Stevenson is a historic figure in the field of entrepreneurship – one who has been heralded as “the Lion of Entrepreneurship” by Forbes, credited with “coining the best definition of an entrepreneur ever” by Inc. Magazine, and described as “the individual who will go down in business history as ‘the entrepreneur of the entrepreneurs’” by Steve Jobs’ mentor, Arthur Rock.
For over 40 years, during the triumphs and tribulations of the world’s largest insurance company, there was one executive whose Entrepreneurial Thinking drove innovation, launched new businesses, and pushed what is a behemoth company forward.
With a leadership positions in the private, nonprofit, and academic sectors, Neylon has worked at the intersection of applying corporate principles and Entrepreneurial Thinking to leading mission-driven organizations.