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Rasmussen, Rick


Rick Rasmussen

Adjunct Faculty Member, CFIE

Mr. Rasmussen is a Silicon Valley native who has been part of five IPOs, three billion-dollar exits, assisted over a dozen accelerators, and mentored over 1500 companies.

He assists with innovation ecosystem development for over 20 governments and economic development agencies worldwide.  He runs multiple international accelerators and serves on several advisory boards.

Mr. Rasmussen is an Industry Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, and an appointed member of the faculty at Northeastern University.  He teaches courses including Advanced Entrepreneurship, Industry Disruption, and Corporate Transformation, as well as Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity.  

Mr. Rasmussen has an EECS degree from UC Berkeley and a dual MBA degree from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business and Columbia's Graduate School of Business in New York City.