Professional Practice Professor and Executive Director of The Center for EntrepreneurshipDepartment(s):
- Marketing and Strategy
Ph.D., Organizational Studies, Purdue University
MS, University of Utah
BA, University of Utah
Mike has extensive experience as a successful entrepreneur, business consultant, and university professor. He is the founder and former chairman of Golden Swirl Management Company, and a founder of Northern Lights. Both companies were sold to CoolBrands International, a world leader in the frozen dessert industry. Mike has consulted with numerous corporations in the areas of business strategy, market research, organizational effectiveness, and leadership development. His clients have included Associated Food Stores, The Boeing Company, Clinical Innovations, Department of Workforce Services, Esso of Inter-America, Harmon Music Group, Saudi Consolidated Services, and USANA Health Sciences.
Mike has held faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, the University of Petroleum & Minerals, and Westminster College. He has designed and taught courses in business strategy, entrepreneurship, management, organizational behavior, and small business consulting. Mike has published numerous articles in professional journals and magazines, and published three books on entrepreneurship: Glorious Accidents, The Business of Heart, and Main Street Entrepreneur, which chronicles his 4,000 bicycle ride across America to interview remarkable entrepreneurs who have successfully merged livelihood and lifestyle in places they want to live. He has appeared on Great Day America, First Business from Washington, The G. Gordon Liddy Show, Voice of America, Kansas City Live, Good Morning Chicago, Associated Press Radio, and many other radio and TV programs.
How We Teach Entrepreneurship (Huntsman Alumni Magazine Spring 2015)
100 Cities 100 Entrepreneurs (Huntsman Alumni Magazine Fall 2014)
The Jeffery D. Clark Center for Entrepreneurship (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2013)
Huntsman Professors Have Written Some Books You Should Know About (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2012)
- Glauser, M., Holland, D., (2016). The Leadership Traits Shared by Successful Entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange
- Glauser, M., (2016). Main Street Entrepreneur. Entrepreneur Press *
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