Daniel Holland

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy

  • Marketing and Strategy

Daniel Holland


Ph.D., Entrepreneurship, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 2007
MBA, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, 1997
BS, Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1992


Research Area(s)

Entrepreneurial persistence, decision-making, ethics, creativity, and pedagogy


Teacher of the Year - 2013


Dan Holland is a Professor at the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. His research centers on entrepreneurial decision-making with a particular interest in the factors that affect persistence. He has also participated in research related to ethics, creativity, and entrepreneurship pedagogy. Dan enjoys teaching entrepreneurship, strategy, and management courses. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University and his MBA and BS in engineering from Brigham Young University. Prior to joining academe, he worked for a dozen years in a variety of engineering, marketing, and management roles in the high-tech industry. Dan is married and has five children. His interests include traveling with the family, playing a variety of sports, and people watching.


Dan Holland - Creative Confidence in the Classroom: August 2016

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When is it Time to Give Up? Dan Holland Shares His Research: September 9, 2013