Global Entrepreneur in Residence | UA Center for Economic Development
Nigel Sharp is the Global Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Alaska and is a resource for staff, students and faculty as well as the wider Alaskan entrepreneurial community. Previously, he worked in the same capacity at the University of Colorado Boulder where he co-founded a University spin-out company which raised venture funding and was accepted into the Techstars business accelerator in 2017. In recent years Nigel co-founded software companies working on technologies ranging from voice recognition and gesture control to IT Network security. He has judged, mentored or organized 18 Hackathons/StartupWeekends, started businesses in six countries, participated in four business acceleration programs, and spoken at TEDx.