Executive-in-Residence for Finance
Department of Finance and Economics
Office: Business Center 543
Professor Weiss is a Senior Lecturer with a vast amount of venture capital industry experience and passion for social entrepreneurship. His professional experience includes founding and co-founding several organizations and businesses, served in their leadership positions and successfully leading one of those firms company through a public stock offering and listing on the NASDAQ. Weiss has also raised and managed in excess of $125 million for several venture capital funds, growth businesses and non-profit organizations.He sits on several local boards including Chesapeake Business Finance Corp, Baltimore Clayworks, UniversitySystem of Maryland Foundation, Engineering Society of Baltimore, St. Agnes Hospital Foundation, and the Greater Baltimore Technology Council.
Refereed Journal Articles
Mersha, T., Nielsen, C., Sriram, V., & Weiss, J. C. (2014). Transforming Peoples Lives: The Vehicles for Change Story. Case Research Journal. 34(1), 139-156.
Weiss, J. C. UB CELTT Teaching & Learning Day, "Experiential Learning in the City," UB. (2012).
Weiss, John Carroll(Principal), "Social Enterprise" Sponsored by Open Society Institute, Private, $150000. (2013).