• Phone: 617-353-6164
  • E-Mail:  prrusso@bu.edu
  • Office: 502B
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Address: Boston University School of Management
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

Profile Summary

Peter Russo is an Executive-in-Residence and Senior Lecturer at the Boston University School of Management. He is the Faculty Director for the Executive MBA Program. He also serves as the Director of Entrepreneurship Programs for the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization (ITEC).

Russo teaches courses related to Entrepreneurship at the graduate and executive levels, and is the Faculty Director of Mod 5 of the Executive MBA Program and of the Diploma in Entrepreneurial Management Program.

Prior to joining the faculty at Boston University, Russo was the CEO of Data Instruments, a local technology company that later became Honeywell Data Instruments. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of a number of commercial and not-for-profit companies and serves as an advisor to a number of startups.

Russo received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1980, where he earned the distinction of Baker Scholar and his B.S. Degree in Accounting from Montclair State University in 1974.

  • Education Open or Close

    MBA, Harvard Business School, 1980.

    BS, Montclair State College, Accounting, summa cum laude, 1974.

  • Current CoursesOpen or Close

    GSM EM775 A1 The External Environment

    GSM EM830 A1 The Global Environment

  • General ServiceOpen or Close

    Service to the School:

      Boston University, Strategy & Innovation Department, Concentration Liaison , Entrepreneurship COncentration. (September 7, 2000 - Present).

  • Conference ActivitiesOpen or Close

      Global Entrepreneurship Summit, IIT Kharagpur, Global Entrepreneurship - What's Next?, Panelist. (January 12, 2013 - January 12, 2013).

      COMS 2013, Micro & Nano Technology Education Foundation (MANCEF),, Committee Chair. (August 25, 2013 - August 28, 2013).

      COMS 2013, Micro & Nano Technology Education Foundation (MANCEF), Public / University / Private Partnerships - Lessons Learned, Panelist. (August 28, 2013 - August 28, 2013).

      COMS 2013, Micro & Nano Technology Education Foundation (MANCEF), What Do (Should) We Teach Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs?, Panelist. (August 27, 2013 - August 27, 2013).

      COMS 2012, MANCEF, The Connected World: Ivory Towers to Economic Might, Panelist. (June 27, 2012 - June 27, 2012).

      COMS 2012, Micro & Nano Technology Education Foundation (MANCEF), Committee Chair. (June 25, 2012 - June 27, 2012).

      COMS 2012, MANCEF, The Investment Process - Pitching & Receiving, Panelist. (June 26, 2012 - June 26, 2012).

      COMS 2012, MANCEF, Young Technology Award, Committee Chair. (June 26, 2012 - June 26, 2012).

      COMS 2012, MANCEF, Lessons Learned in Tech Startups, Panelist. (June 25, 2012 - June 25, 2012).