Deepak Hegde is Associate Professor of Management and NEC Faculty Fellow at New York University Stern School of Business. He is the Founding Director of Endless Frontier Labs, a program designed to transform scientific ideas into high growth businesses. He also leads the Berkley Innovation Labs, a center that supports entrepreneurs transition from early stage ideas to prototypes and beyond. Professor Hegde's research focuses on how entrepreneurs and innovators commercialize their ideas. He teaches graduate courses on strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship at NYU Stern.