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Jerry Creighton, Sr., MBA
Jerry Creighton, Sr. is dedicated to helping early stage and expansion companies advance technology, create jobs, and stimulate economic growth. He is a co-founder of the NJIT Highlanders Angel Network, Inc. ™ (NJITHAN), a previous business owner, and a person with experience in business development, commercialization, and M&A practices.
Currently, Jerry is the Executive Director of the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) at NJIT. The EDC is New Jersey’s largest high-technology and life-science business center that averages ninety (90) portfolio companies. The EDC is a recipient of the National Business Incubation Association’s (NBIA) “Soft Landings International Incubator” designation which recognizes programs that are especially capable of helping nondomestic companies enter the domestic market in the USA.
Jerry has an extensive background in management and consulting spanning multiple facets of strategy development, operational management, marketing & sales, finance, venture transaction planning and implementation. Jerry’s background includes key management positions with major international companies such as AT&T, Lucent Technologies and Deutsche Telekom / T-Systems. He has previously held a position as an Adjunct Professor at NJIT.
He earned his Bachelor’s Degree and his MBA from Widener University