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Cherise Smith, Ph.D, Director JES A232A, Mailcode D7200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-1784

John S. Butler

Professor Ph. D. 1974, Organizational Science, Statistics and Methods, Northwestern University

Director and Professor in the McCombs School of Business
John S. Butler


  • Phone: +1 512 471 4788 and +1 512 232 6328
  • Office: The University of Texas at Austin IC2 Institute - 2815 San Gabriel St - Austin, TX 78705-3512


Johnny S. Butler is director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, the country’s leading academic center focused on the study of entrepreneurship. He is also the Sam Barshop Fellow at the IC2 Institute, an organization dedicated to the creation of new ventures throughout the world. He specializes in blending academics and entrepreneurship and encouraging young companies to develop from small, early stage ventures to long-term growth businesses.


Entrepreneurship, Organizational Design
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