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Erik Noyes

Associate Professor

Academic Division: Entrepreneurship
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Bio

An expert in innovation management and growth strategy, Professor Noyes teaches courses and international programs on entrepreneurial thinking, new venture creation and business innovation. At Babson, he was awarded the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence in the undergraduate program. Prior to joining Babson College, Dr. Noyes consulted for companies such as Nokia, BMW, Hewlett-Packard, New Balance, and Motorola to identify and evaluate new growth businesses in diverse areas such as mobile computing, healthcare, consumer products, automotive design, sensing systems, interactive media, and the Internet. Dr. Noyes co-leads and teaches Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship, rated the most innovative undergraduate entrepreneurship course in the United States by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). Additionally, he was co-awarded the McGraw-Hill/Academy of Management Innovations in Entrepreneurship Pedagogy Award for the course Social Entrepreneurship by Design. Dr. Noyes co-founded and is co-director of Affordable Design & Entrepreneurship (ADE), a collaboration between Babson College and Olin College of Engineering which launches social ventures focused on income generation and poverty-alleviation with partners in India, Ghana, Morocco, and Alabama. This innovative educational initiative is supported by Babson's Social Innovation Laboratory (BSIL) and has corporate support from Toyota and Solidworks. His research, teaching, speaking, and consulting examine entrepreneurial thinking, opportunity recognition, venture creation, entrepreneurial networks, and new industry formation. His research has been published in the Journal of Small Business Management, Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth, the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Frontiers in Entrepreneurship Research, multiple books, and the Harvard Business School case collection. Dr. Noyes has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Business Journal, The Chronicle for Higher Education, and international press.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Boston University, Graduate School of Management
  • MBA, Whittemore School of Business, University of New Hampshire
  • BA, Brown University

Academic Interests

Corporate Entrepreneurship; Corporate Innovation; Entrepreneurship; New Venture Creation; Global Strategy; Innovation Strategy

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 - BFRF Mini-grant Award, Babson Faculty Research Fund
  • 2006 - Kauffman scholarship , Academy of Management
  • 2005 - Kauffman scholarship , Babson College
  • 2005 - Research assistantship
  • 2004 - Kauffman scholarship
  • 2001 - Doctoral Merit Fellowship (4-year), Boston University Graduate School of Management
  • 1991 - SAS Academic Scholarship, Institute for Shipboard Education
  • 1989 - Granite State Merit Scholar
  • 1989 - Rotary Club Academic Scholarship, the Rotary Club

Courses

Degree Courses 2015-2016
  • EPS 7519: CROWDFUNDING
  • FME 1001: FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
  • MFE 7565: MCFE: BABSON OLIN SCOPE

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Mandel, R.P., Noyes, E.A., (in press). Survey of Experiential Entrepreneurship Education Offerings Among Top Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs. Education + Training
  • Noyes, E.A., Linder, B. (2015). Developing undergraduate entrepreneurial capacity for social venture creation. Journal of Entrepreneurship Education
  • Noyes, E.A., Brush, C.S., Hatten, K., Smith-Doerr, L. (2014). Firm Network Position and Corporate Venture Capital Investment. Journal of Small Business Management, 52(4), 713–731. link
  • Noyes, E.A. (in press). Survey of experiential entrepreneurship offerings among top undergraduate entrepreneurship offerings. Education + Training
  • Noyes, E.A., Deligiannidis, L. (2013). Grasping Change: Visualizing International Technology Adoption for Entrepreneurship Education. Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, 16(Special Issue), 13-32. link
  • Noyes, E.A., Allen, I., Parise, S.A. (2012). Innovation and entrepreneurial behaviour in the Popular Music industry. Creative Industries Journal, 5(1-2), 139-150. link
  • Shulman, J.M., Noyes, E.A. (2012). The Rich Get Richer and So Can You: Investing in a Billionaires’ Index. Journal of Index Investing, The, 2(4), 12-32. link
  • Noyes, E.A. (2011). 2D and 3D Visualizations of Creative Destruction for Entrepreneurship Education. Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, 99, 277-294.
  • Noyes, E.A. (2011). Mapping the Multi-Industry Terrain of Nanotechnology Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 12(4), 297-306.
  • Parise, S.A., Noyes, E.A., Allen, I. (2010). Artistic Influneces and Innovation in the Popular Music Industry. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 30(15)
  • Noyes, E.A. (2009). Music to Our Ears: Examining the Origins of New Market Creation in the Popular Music Industry. Enterprising Matters Magazine

Cases and Teaching Notes

  • Iyer, B.R., Noyes, E.A. (2014). Appirio: new venture on a cloud. Strategies for e-Business: Creating value through electronic and mobilecommerce CONCEPTS AND CASES, (3rd),
  • Gilleran, R., Noyes, E.A. (2013). MakerBot: Challenges in Building a New Industry. 17.
  • Gilleran, R., Noyes, E.A. (2013). MakerBot: Challenges in Building a New Industry Teaching Note. 6.
  • Gilleran, R., Noyes, E.A. (2013). MakerBot: Challenges in Building a New Industry Video Teaching Note.
  • Iyer, B.R., Noyes, E.A. (2012). Appirio: A Venture Built on the Cloud. Harvard Business School Case Collection,

Book Chapters

  • de Bruin, A., Noyes, E.A. (2014). Capitalizing on creativity: insights on creative entrepreneurship. In Ted Baker and Friederike Welter (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Entrepreneurship (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting). New York, NY: Routledge
  • Noyes, E.A. (2014). Exercises to practice experimentation: $5, $50, and $500 experiments. In Heidi Neck, Patricia Greene and Candida Brush (Ed.), Teaching Entrepreneurship: A Practice-Based Approach. Northampton: Edward Elgar Pub
  • Noyes, E.A. (2014). Exercises to practice experimentation: Competitive cup stacking. In Heidi Neck, Patricia Greene and Candida Brush (Ed.), Teaching Entrepreneurship: A Practice-Based Approach. Northampton: Edward Elgar Pub
  • Noyes, E.A., Brush, C.S. (2012). Teaching Entrepreneurial Action: Application of Creative Logic. In Andrew C. Corbett and Jerome A. Katz (Ed.), Entrepreneurial Action (Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth) . Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Noyes, E.A., Parise, S.A., Allen, I. (2011). Music to Our Ears: New Market Creation and Creative Influences in the Popular Music Industry. In Colette Henry and Anne de Bruin (Ed.), Entrepreneurship and the Creative Economy. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar
  • Mandel, R.P., Noyes, E.A. (2013). Beyond the NWS: Inside the Thriving Private Weather Forecasting Industry.Weatherwise Magazine. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis

Working Papers

  • Brush, C.S., Hatten, D., Noyes, E.A., Smith-Doerr, D. (2008). Patterns of Corporate Entrepreneurship: Testing Structural Hole Theory in Firm vs. Director Networks.

Conference Proceedings

  • Deligiannidis, L., Noyes, E.A. (2014). Interactive visualization of business births and deaths in the U.S. economy using a novel visualization technique called HiFi Pie. Proceedings of the World Computing Association, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering,
  • Deligiannidis, L., Noyes, E.A., Arabnia, H.R. (2013). SuperViewer: An Interactive Visual Interface to Explore the Top 500 List. Proceedings of the World Computing Association, International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications,
  • Noyes, E.A., Deligiannidis, L. (2012). TradeMapper: an e-learning tool for entrepreneurship education in global markets. Proceedings of the World Computing Association, International Conference on E-Learning,
  • Noyes, E.A. (2011). Emergent: A Knowledge Discovery Tool for Understanding Emerging Inustry Structure. Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Systems Interaction,
  • Noyes, E.A. (2011). Interactive Visualization to Teach Innovation and Technology Adoption in Entrepreneurship Education. Proceedings of the IEEE Information Visualization Conference, Providence, RI,
  • Noyes, E.A. (2011). Three Visualization Tools to Grasp Dynamism in the Global Economy: Prism, TradeMapper, and Emergent. Proceedings of the World Computing Association, Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Conference,
  • Noyes, E.A., Deligiannidis, L. (2010). Looking for Growth: 3D Visualization to Teach Creative Destruction in Entrepreneurship Education. Proceedings of the World Computing Association, Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Conference,

Others

  • Mandel, R.P., Noyes, E.A., , (in press). Survey of Experiential Entrepreneurship Education Offerings Among Top Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd
  • Noyes, E.A. (in press). Survey of experiential entrepreneurship offerings among top undergraduate entrepreneurship offerings
  • Noyes, E.A., Allen, I., Parise, S.A. (2012). The Muse of the Grammys: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Popular Music Industry : Berklee College of Music
  • Noyes, E.A., Åmo, B.W., Allen, I. (2010). Entrepreneurship and Conditions for Entrepreneurs: Norway and the USA Compared: Edward Elgar

Presentations

  • Teaching crowdfunding: A resource for entrepreneurship educators
    Noyes, E. Teaching crowdfunding: A resource for entrepreneurship educators Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland (2015)
  • Opportunities and challenges in Crowdfunding: considerations for product developers
    Noyes, E. Opportunities and challenges in Crowdfunding: considerations for product developers Lesley University, Illustration and Product Development Course, Cambridge, MA (2015)
  • Entrepreneurs and Crowdfunding
    Noyes, E. Entrepreneurs and Crowdfunding Babson Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Tell-all Funding Event, Boston, MA (2015)
  • Reflections on the Maker Movement
    Noyes, E. Reflections on the Maker Movement Babson Faculty Research Fund Talk, Babson Park (2015)
  • Interactive visualization of business births and deaths in the U.S. economy using a novel visualization technique called HiFi Pie
    Noyes, E., Deligiannidis, L. Interactive visualization of business births and deaths in the U.S. economy using a novel visualization technique called HiFi Pie The 2014 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering, Las Vegas, NV (2014)
  • SuperViewer: An Interactive Visual Interface to Explore the Top 500 List
    Deligiannidis, L., Noyes, E., Arabnia, H. SuperViewer: An Interactive Visual Interface to Explore the Top 500 List International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, Las Vegas, NV (2013)
  • Entrepreneurship and the Emerging World of 3D Printing
    Noyes, E. Entrepreneurship and the Emerging World of 3D Printing Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), Bangalore, India (2012)
  • TradeMapper: an e-learning tool for entrepreneurship education in global markets
    Noyes, E., Deligiannidis, L. TradeMapper: an e-learning tool for entrepreneurship education in global markets International Conference on E-Learning, Las Vegas, NV (2012)
  • Creating and Teaching Multimedia Wiki-Cases
    Noyes, E., Iyer, B. Creating and Teaching Multimedia Wiki-Cases Babson Faculty Pedagogical Fund Teaching Talk, Babson Park, MA (2011)
  • Interactive Visualization to Teach Innovation and Technology Adoption in Entrepreneurship education
    Noyes, E., Deligiannidis, L. Interactive Visualization to Teach Innovation and Technology Adoption in Entrepreneurship education VisWeek/IEEE InfoVis, Providence, RI (2011)
  • Three Visualization Tools to Grasp Dynamism in the Global Economy: prism, TradeMapper, and Emergent
    Noyes, E., Deligiannidis, L. Three Visualization Tools to Grasp Dynamism in the Global Economy: prism, TradeMapper, and Emergent Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization Conference, Las Vegas, NV (2011)
  • Portfolios with Gaping Holes: Do They lead to Innovation in the Music Business?
    Noyes, E., Allen, I., Parise, S. Portfolios with Gaping Holes: Do They lead to Innovation in the Music Business? Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Syracuse, NY (2011)
  • Emergent: A Knowledge Discovery Tool for Understanding Emerging Industry Structure
    Noyes, E., Deligiannidis, L. Emergent: A Knowledge Discovery Tool for Understanding Emerging Industry Structure International Conference on Human-Systems Interaction, Yokohama, Japan (2011)
  • Exploiting Information Visualization to Reveal the Dynamism of Entrepreneurial Processes
    Noyes, E., Deligiannidis, L. Exploiting Information Visualization to Reveal the Dynamism of Entrepreneurial Processes National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance Conference (NCIIA), Education Workshop, Washington, DC (2011)
  • The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Babson College and Boston
    Noyes, E. The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Babson College and Boston Global Conference on Entrepreneurship in India, Karagpur, India (2011)
  • Visualization as a Tool for Entrepreneruship Education
    Noyes, E. Visualization as a Tool for Entrepreneruship Education Babson Faculty Pedagogical Fund Teaching Talk, Babson Park, MA (2010)
  • Looking for New Opportunities in Entrepreneurship Education
    Noyes, E. Looking for New Opportunities in Entrepreneurship Education International Entrepreneurship, Learning and Networks Conference, Wales, UK (2010)
  • Using network Analysis to Map the Emerging Nanotechnology Industry
    Noyes, E. Using network Analysis to Map the Emerging Nanotechnology Industry International Entrepreneurship, Learning and Networks Conference, Wales, UK (2010)
  • Looking for Growth: 3D Visualization to Teach Creative Destruction in Entrepreneurship Education
    Noyes, E. Looking for Growth: 3D Visualization to Teach Creative Destruction in Entrepreneurship Education Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization Conference, Las Vegas, NV (2010)
  • New Industry Emergence and the Spawning of New Markets in the Popular Music Industry
    Noyes, E., Parise, S., Allen, I. New Industry Emergence and the Spawning of New Markets in the Popular Music Industry Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lasaunne, Switzerland (2010)
  • New Industry Emergence: The Multi-Industry Terrain of Nanotechnology Entrepreneurship
    Noyes, E. New Industry Emergence: The Multi-Industry Terrain of Nanotechnology Entrepreneurship Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lasaunne, Switzerland (2010)
  • Visualizing Creative Destruction in Entrepreneurship Education
    Noyes, E., Deligiannidis, L. Visualizing Creative Destruction in Entrepreneurship Education International Conference on Human-Systems Interaction, Rzeszow, Poland (2010)
  • Teaching Entrepreneurship Using Design Pedagogy
    Noyes, E., Neck, H., Schiffman, S. Teaching Entrepreneurship Using Design Pedagogy NCIIA Experiential Education Workshop, San Francisco, CA (2010)
  • Music to Our Ears: New Industry Emergence and the Spawning of New Market Categories in the Popular Music Industry
    Noyes, E., Parise, S., Allen, I. Music to Our Ears: New Industry Emergence and the Spawning of New Market Categories in the Popular Music Industry Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference, Liverpool, UK (2009)
  • Risky Networks: The Diffusion of CVC Investment through Interlocking Boards in the S&P500
    Noyes, E., Brush, C., Smith-Doerr, L., Hatten, K. Risky Networks: The Diffusion of CVC Investment through Interlocking Boards in the S&P500 Academy of Management Annual Conference, Chicago, IL (2009)
  • Music to Our Ears: New Industry Emergence and the Spawning of New Market Categories in the Popular Music Industry
    Parise, S., Allen, E., Noyes, E. Music to Our Ears: New Industry Emergence and the Spawning of New Market Categories in the Popular Music Industry Babson BFRF Research Chat, Wellesley, MA (2008)
  • Patterns of Corporate Entrepreneurship: Testing Structural Hole Theory in Firm vs. Director Networks
    Brush, C., Hatten, D., Noyes, E., Smith-Doerr, D. Patterns of Corporate Entrepreneurship: Testing Structural Hole Theory in Firm vs. Director Networks Annual Academy of Management Meetings - Entrepreneurship Division, Anaheim, CA (2008)
  • How Do S&P500 Company Positions in Interlocking Boards Impact Corporate Entrepreneurship?",
    Noyes, E. How Do S&P500 Company Positions in Interlocking Boards Impact Corporate Entrepreneurship?", Academy of Management Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA (2007)
  • Intercorporate Structural Holes and Patterns of Corporate Entrepreneurship
    Noyes, E. Intercorporate Structural Holes and Patterns of Corporate Entrepreneurship Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Madrid, Spain (2007)
  • Interlocking Boards and Patterns of Corporate Venture Capital Investment
    Noyes, E. Interlocking Boards and Patterns of Corporate Venture Capital Investment Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Bloomington, IN (2006)
  • Mining, Monetizing and Marketing Abandoned Business Innovation Concepts
    Noyes, E. Mining, Monetizing and Marketing Abandoned Business Innovation Concepts CRI Academic Advisory Board, Boston, MA (2006)
  • Principles of Strategic Innovation: Industry Foresight, Customer Insight and Organizational Alignment
    Johnston, R., Noyes, E. Principles of Strategic Innovation: Industry Foresight, Customer Insight and Organizational Alignment Creative Problem-Solving Institute Annual Conference, Buffalo, NY (2000)
  • Methods to Generate Strategic Foresight for Business, Public Agencies and Non-Profits
    Noyes, E., Teopaco, J. Methods to Generate Strategic Foresight for Business, Public Agencies and Non-Profits New England Creativity Conference, Hartford, CT (1999)