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Hesam Panahi is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business. He is also the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Programs at the Liu Idea Lab for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Prior to joining Rice University, Hesam founded the RED Labs startup accelerator and technology entrepreneurship program at the University of Houston. He continues to teach as a faculty member in the Computer Science department at the University of Houston.

Over the last decade, in collaboration with others, he has designed more than 20 new workshops and courses in software development, entrepreneurship, design thinking, and innovation.

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