Associate Professor of Management
Leon was born in Denmark and served in the Danish Army and Army Reserves for 6 years and in banking for several years. He was awarded his Ph.D. 2002 in the areas of entrepreneurship, strategy and organizational behavior from the award-winning program at University of Colorado at Boulder. He has taught at several universities including Drexel University, Copenhagen Business School, Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand, University of Central Florida, as well as Illinois State University. His research focuses on entrepreneurial behavior and has appeared in numerous journals as well as in a number of book chapters. Leon is very active professionally, presenting at numerous academic meetings, and serving on the editorial review boards of three academic journals. He will be teaching the capstone course in Business Policy as well as courses in our small business and entrepreneurship major.