The Economic Institute is deeply grateful to the many individuals who generously gave time to discuss their programs, their campuses, their ideas, and the future of entrepreneurship programs at the University of California. We are particularly indebted to Dr. Martin Kenney and Dr. Donald Patton of UC Davis, who together with their team provided valuable data on startups generated by the UC system, and to Dotti Miller in the University of California Office of the President, whose team supported the development of the data.
Development of this report at the Bay Area Council Economic Institute was led by Sean Randolph, Senior Director, with support from Vice President Jeff Bellisario, Research Manager Patrick Kallerman, and Research Analyst Camila Mena. Adair Rosin, an intern with the Institute from Brown University, assisted with the research. Pam Winter, Senior Advisor to the Institute, was the copyeditor.