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Faculty and Executive Leadership Directory

Carl Nichols

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MBA, Harvard Business School
BS, Computer Science, Brown University

Positions Held

At Haas since 2001
1996-Present Managing Director and co-founder, Outlook Ventures
1994-1996 Vice President, Pacific Bell (now AT&T)
1991-1994 Vice President, Scrivner
1983-1991 Management Consultant, Booz-Allen & Hamilton

External Service and Assignments

Board of Directors of various companies, such as Clairmail, Lasso Logic and ClickAction
Board of Directors of various funds, such as Kaizen Private Equity (India)
Board of Directors of various nonprofits, such as Leadership High

Current Research and Interests

  • New venture formation and development
  • Social venture capital
  • Venture funding


  • MBA 295A Entrepreneurship
  • MBA 295T Lean Launchpad

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