Dr. Brent Clark
Dr. Brent B Clark
- Associate Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Franchising
- Management, Associate Professor
Prior to entering academia, Brent spent 5 years in industry working as an actuary at Lincoln Financial Group, a financial analyst at Zions Bancorporation, and a program analyst at Orbital ATK. He also taught Spanish for 2.5 years.
Brent teaches Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship.
Brent's primary research involves the impact of technology on decision makers and organizations. He also researches entrepreneurial uncertainty and strategic judgment. His work has been published in the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, the Journal of Business Research, the Journal of Business and Psychology, the Cambridge Journal of Economics, and others.
Brent is an active participant in the Academy of Management (AOM) and the Strategic Management Society (SMS). He serves on the editorial review board for AMR, serves as the Associate Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Franchising (CIEF) and a member of the Technology and Educational Resources Committee (TERC). He also serves on the Omaha Chamber of Commerce Builder Council that promotes and coordinates Startups within Omaha and the surrounding region.
BS, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, Statistics, 2004
MBA, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, Finance, 2008
Ph D, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, Business Administration, 2013
Packard, Mark, Clark, Brent. 2020. On the Mitigability of Uncertainty and the Choice between Predictive and Non-Predictive Strategy, Academy of Management Review, 45, 4, 766-786.
Packard, Mark, Clark, Brent. 2020. Probability Logic Fails in Immitigable Uncertainty, But Strategic Logic Does Not, Academy of Management Review, 45, 3, 704-707.
Packard, Mark, Clark, Brent. 2020. Mitigating versus Managing Epistemic and Aleatory Uncertainty, Academy of Management Review, 45, 4, 872-876.
Clark, Brent, Robert, Christopher, Hampton, Stephen. 2016. The technology effect: How perceptions of technology drive excessive optimism, Journal of Business & Psychology, 31, 1, 87-102.
Packard, Mark, Clark, Brent, Klein, Peter. 2017. Dynamic Judgment, Uncertainty Transitions, and the Entrepreneurial Process, Organization Science, 28, 5, 840-856.