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Jax is a doctoral candidate in the Strategy & Innovation Department at Boston University's Questrom School of Business. Her research explores strategy and technology evolution in early stage entrepreneurial firms developing revolutionary and disruptive technologies. Her dissertation entitled: “How Strategy Evolves in Entrepreneurial Nascent Technology Firms” is a longitudinal field study of the strategy and technology product evolution at seven early stage energy and cleantech hardware firms.

Jax holds a bachelor of science from MIT in Ocean Engineering with a minor in Mechanical Engineering as well as a master of science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering also from MIT. She received an MBA with high honors from Boston University. For more than a decade, Jax has taught science and engineering through live demonstrations at the Museum of Science Boston.

Jacqueline “Jax” Kirtley
PhD Candidate, Strategy & Innovation Department
Boston University Questrom School of Business
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