As Executive Director, Kellogg Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI), Linda Darragh oversees one of four strategic initiatives at Kellogg. In this capacity she has revised the curriculum, expanded the faculty and increased the engagement opportunities for students and alumni with respect to entrepreneurship since the fall of 2012. Darragh also teaches several courses focusing on launching student businesses, and serves as the executive director of the Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial Practice and the Heizer Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital.
Linda serves on the boards of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center/1871, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and ACCION Chicago. Darragh also co-founded Impact Engine, an accelerator program that supports for-profit businesses making the world a better place. Prior to joining the Kellogg faculty, Darragh served as the director of Entrepreneurship Programs at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Darragh received a Master's degree from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor's degree from Queen's University.