Gregg Vanourek is Course Director at the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship and Adjunct Instructor at the Royal Institute of Technology in the Division of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He also teaches in the executive MBA program at Stockholm University. Previously, he taught at the Euromed School of Management, University of Denver, and Colorado Mountain College.
Vanourek served as Senior Vice President of School Development for K12 during its startup years. At K12, his team launched innovative virtual schools all over the U.S., helping the company become the market leader in the space. Previously, Vanourek co-founded New Mountain Ventures, helped to launch the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, and served as Research Fellow at the Hudson Institute.
Vanourek is coauthor of three inﬂuential books: Triple Crown Leadership: Building Excellent, Ethical, and Enduring Organizations (published by McGraw-Hill and winner of the 2013 International Book Awards, business: general), Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives (based on interviews with entrepreneurs worldwide), and Charter Schools in Action. He has written for leading media outlets, including Fast Company, Leader to Leader, and Harvard Business and ASTD blogs. Vanourek is a graduate of the Yale School of Management (M.B.A.), London School of Economics and Political Science (M.Sc.), and Claremont McKenna College (B.A.). He serves on the board of the Vail Leadership Institute and on startup advisory boards.