Columbia Business School

Jack Kaplan - Crossknowledge Faculty

Jack M. Kaplan, President, Founder of Datamark Technologies Inc, is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and managed three successful companies in high tech ventures.

His focus is on businesses that require guidance and management team expertise during the initial growth stages. As Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, at Columbia Business School, he has developed and taught the entrepreneurial graduate MBA and EMBA courses concentrating in The Entrepreneurial Manager and technology new ventures. His other activities include, assisting students in preparing for business plan competition, judging best plan awards, and providing guidance and venture capital assistance to students in starting their business ventures.

He is on the board of advisors for The Center for Advanced Technology, Columbia University, to promote and facilitate the commercial use of academic based technology and intellectual property.  He is the author of “Patterns of Entrepreneurship” and “Getting Started in Entrepreneurship” published by Wiley in April 2003. He is also a national and regional judge for the Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur Of The Year”® Award Program.