Edward B. Roberts is the David Sarnoff Professor of Management of Technology at M.I.T., where he long chaired the Sloan School’s Technological Innovation & Entrepreneurship research and education programs. He founded and chairs the MIT Entrepreneurship Center, now named the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. Roberts has been a co-founder and/or director of numerous companies including Meditech, Sohu.com, and Zero Stage Capital, and emerging growth firms such as Daktari Diagnostics, PR Restaurants (the NH and Maine franchisee of Panera Bread) and Visible Measures. He has authored over 160 articles and eleven books. For the past 40 years Ed and his wife of 55 years, Nancy, have spent their summers at their home in Littleton NH, purchased in the ‘70s to provide a base for their family’s active skiing at Cannon Mountain.