Ted Zoller is president of Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation and vice president of entrepreneurship at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. He is the founding instructor of the “Launching the Venture” course at the Kenan Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is on the faculty.
As a practicing entrepreneur and an experienced educator, Zoller collaborates with Foundation leaders to advance entrepreneurial activity. At Kauffman Labs, a program of the Kauffman Foundation, he leads major initiatives designed to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs. Kauffman Labs experiments with new ways to launch high-growth businesses and subsequently expand local, regional and national economies. The Foundation continually works to advance entrepreneurship education and training efforts, to promote entrepreneurship friendly policies, and to better facilitate the commercialization of new technologies by entrepreneurs and others, all of which have great promise for improving U.S. economic welfare.