Renee Rottner

Renee Rottner

Renee Rottner

Associate Teaching Professor
Technology Management

Technology Management


(805) 893-3405
1317 Phelps Hall

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106


Best Paper Awards from Strategic Management Society, Academy of Management, Institute for Operations Research, Management Sciences (INFORMS), and Society for the Advancement of Management Studies


Rottner’s research and teaching focuses on innovation, particularly how innovators can improve the development of new ideas and new firms.  She has examined the dynamics of innovation in a range of settings, including Caltech spinouts, NASA projects, semiconductor startups, and Federal nanotechnology initiatives. She is currently studying these dynamics in non-US contexts, including entrepreneurship in Japan and China, as well as micro-financed businesses in India.


PhD Management, UC Irvine
MS Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University
BA, Eastern Michigan University