Ken Szymusiak is Managing Director of the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (BIEI) at the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. The BIEI is charged with developing and supporting entrepreneurship within the business college, as well as throughout the university student body of Michigan State University, through the development of curriculum, events, and entrepreneurial support structures. Additionally, Ken teaches coursework focused on entrepreneurial mindset, small business creation and management, and business model development. Ken also serves as Director of the Hive, an innovative student “idea laboratory” where he mentors students in moving business concepts from idea to market. He also serves as faculty advisor for the following student organizations: MSU Entrepreneurship Association and MSU Design for America.