NACCE 2014 Keynote Speakers
Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Missouri and a Senior Fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
As a refugee of the Soviet Union, Diana Kander escaped to the US with her family when she was 8-years-old. By the time she was an American citizen, she had perfected her skills as a capitalist – selling flea market goods to grade school classmates at a markup.
A Georgetown-educated attorney who left a successful practice to launch her first company, Diana is a successful entrepreneur, having founded and sold a number of ventures, a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Missouri and a Senior Fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the largest non-profit in the world dedicated to entrepreneurship and education.
She is also the author of NY Times Bestseller, All In Startup, a gripping novel about starting a new business, used in over 20 community colleges and universities to teach entrepreneurship courses.