The Challenge 2050 Project at the University of Florida

We believe in the power of human beings to change the world for the better. Aware, connected, creative human beings make innovative and inspired decisions. We cultivate the capacity for adaptive leadership and social responsibility in the next generation of global change-makers.

Help us reach our funding goal!

Current Funding50%

Jamie Kraft, MBA

kraftJamie came to the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Florida from Deloitte Consulting where he spent several years as a management consultant focusing on economic performance evaluation, competitive assessment and strategic development for clients in the manufacturing and consumer products industries. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Microbiology and from the University of Florida as a Matherly Scholar with an MBA specializing in Finance, Operations Management, and Business Strategy. Before starting with the Center, Jamie spent one year in Paris studying the French language. He is currently the Center’s Director, has served as the instructor for courses covering the topics of business planning, technology commercialization, small business consulting, lean entrepreneurship, and creativity, and has managed and led global student programs in Hungary, Ireland, Chile, South Africa and Haiti.