Madison Pedigo

Madison Pedigo

Senior Lecturer II - Management
Tags: Organizations, Strategy and International Management

Professional Preparation

M.B.A. - Finance and Accounting
University of Texas - 1980
B.A. - Biochemistry
University of Texas - 1977

Research Areas


Innovation, Commercialization, Entrepreneurial Finance, Entrepreneurship, Business Finance, Small Business Development, Investments, Venture Capital, Angel Investing, Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Portfolio Theory, Financial Pricing Models, Technology Trends


University of Texas at Dallas [2009–Present]
JSOM 4.202

Additional Information

Honors and Awards
  • MSIE Program was recognized as the 2014 National Model Masters Program by USASBE
  • MSIE Startup Launch Track received the 2014 Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurial Teaching and Innovation from GCEC
  • Nominated for Faculty Advisor of the Year For 2011 and 2012
  • Entrepreneurship Club nominated for the Golden Comet Award in 2012
  • Innovation Opportunity Camp- Nominated for Tech Titan of the Future Award (2010 and 2011) and USASBE Special Recognition in Entrepreneurship Education (2011)
  • GCEC Award For the Entire UTD Entrepreneurship Program - 2009 
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (Austin Chapter)
Professional Memberships
  • United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)
  • Texas University Network for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (TUNE), Executive Director
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), State of Texas
  • American Institute of Certified PublicAccountants(AICPA)
  • TeXchange,DFWChapter, Board of Directors
  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(IEEE)
  • RiceAlliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship,Houston
  • National Venture Capital Society (NVCA) Former TI Representative

News Articles

Princeton Review Ranks Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program at No. 22
The Princeton Review, in partnership with Entrepreneur magazine, has ranked the MS in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MSIE) program at the Naveen Jindal School of Management as one of the top schools for entrepreneurship in 2017.
The graduate program was ranked at No. 22 among more than 300 university entrepreneurship programs that were surveyed.
“There are multiple high-quality graduate entrepreneurship programs in the U.S., and we are delighted to be ranked in the top 25 by the Princeton Review,” said Jindal School Dean and Caruth Chair Hasan Pirkul. “This is the result of dedicated effort and working to build our entrepreneurship program over many years.”