Russell J. Funk

University of Minnesota

I am an assistant professor in the Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship group at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. Before joining the faculty at Minnesota, I earned my PhD in economic sociology and organizations at the University of Michigan. At Minnesota, I am also affiliated with the Social Media and Business Analytics Collaborative. My research focuses on networks, technology strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. I am also devising new methods for measuring influence and innovation in social and technological networks. You can email me at