Michael Goldberg is the inaugural Executive Director of the Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship. Goldberg is also an Associate Professor of Design and Innovation at the Weatherhead School of Management at CWRU where he teaches courses on entrepreneurship. Goldberg created a massive open online course (MOOC) for CWRU called Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies, which has attracted over 175,000 students from 190 countries with subtitles in 16 languages (most on Coursera platform). Before joining CWRU, Goldberg was the co-founder of the Bridge Investment Fund, a venture capital fund focused on investing in Israeli medical device companies that have synergies with the leading health care industries and institutions in Cleveland and the Director of International Business Development for America Online, responsible for structuring and negotiating international partnerships in Asia. Goldberg holds a BA from Princeton University, MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University and MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.