Jeremy Alan Woods
International Entrepreneurship Scholar, Educator, and Business Development Expert
Business Development


Jeremy Woods is an international business development scholar, educator, and consultant with 20 years of experience. Mr. Woods is a specialist in sales management and entrepreneurial project implementation, and he has been a key player in the success of a number of business expansion projects in North America, Europe, and Latin America. Mr. Woods is currently an instructor at the University of Cincinnati’s Lindner College of Business, where he has been recognized multiple times on the Dean’s List of Teaching Excellence. He is the author of one peer-reviewed journal article and six peer-reviewed conference proceedings papers, and his research is focused on sales management and strategic decision-making in family- and privately-owned entrepreneurial businesses.


PhD, Bus. Admin., Univ. of Cincinnati Lindner College of Bus., Cincinnati, OH, USA 2014 (in progress)

MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2000

Fulbright Scholar, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany 1994

Bachelor of Arts, German History, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA 1993

Work History

Instructor/PhD Candidate, Dept. of Mgmt., U. of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business (USA) 2009–Present

Managing Director, Market Driver Consulting (Germany/Brazil/USA) 2007–2009

Account Executive, Robert Half International (USA) 2006–2007

Founder & President, Avenue 2 Licensing & Consulting (Germany/Brazil) 2003–2006

Manager, Repertoire Licensing, Sony Music Entertainment (Germany) 2002–2003

Manager, Mail Order Products, Bertelsmann Book & Music Club (Germany) 2001–2002

VP, Record Label Relations, (Germany) 2000–2001

Freelance Consultant, UCLA Entertainment Management Program (USA) 1998–2000

Consultant & Business Development Specialist, PricewaterhouseCoopers (USA) 1996–1998

Director, Sales & Marketing, Cost Recovery Systems (USA) 1995–1996


Mgmt. Dept. Nominee, Lindner Coll. Of Bus. Grad. Student Teaching Excellence Award, 2012-2013

Dean’s List of Teaching Excellence, Lindner Coll. Of Bus., Univ. of Cincinnati, Winter 2011-2012, Winter 2012-2013, & Spring 2012-2013

Kauffman Doctoral Fellow, 2012 & 2013

2nd Place, Best Oral Presentation, Univ. of Toledo Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, 2010

Title VI International Travel Grant Recipient, 2010

Fulbright Scholar, 1993


English, German, and Portuguese – Fluent

Spanish – Conversational

French and Italian – Basic Understanding


President, Graduate Students of Business Association, University of Cincinnati, 2010-2011

Paper Session Chair, 2011 International Council for Small Business Conference

Reviewer, 2011 & 2013 Academy of Management Conferences

Reviewer, 2011 Family Enterprise Research Conference

Reviewer, 2010 & 2011 International Council for Small Business Conferences

Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Small Business Management

Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Business Research

Invited Reviewer, International Journal of Conflict Management


Academy of Management

United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

International Family Enterprise Research Academy

Doctoral Consortia & Colloquia

International Doctoral Student Consortium, American Marketing Association Entrepreneurial Marketing Special Interest Group, 2012

Doctoral Student Consortium, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2012

Doctoral Student Colloquy, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, 2011 & 2012

Doctoral Student Consortium, International Family Research Academy Conference, 2011

Doctoral Student Consortium, Family Enterprise Research Conference, 2011

Doctoral Student Consortium, International Council for Small Business Conference, 2010 & 2011

New Doctoral Student Consortium, Academy of Management Conference, 2010

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