Todd Stuart is an Assistant Teaching Professor and the Director of Arts Management & Entrepreneurship at Miami University. He holds an MFA and MBA from the University of South Carolina and a BA in Theatre form the University of Florida. Prior to teaching, he worked professionally as a theatre designer and artisan and as an entrepreneur involved in start-ups in both the design and consumer goods industries. His research interests are centered on the intersection of arts entrepreneurship with strategy, innovation and design thinking. Todd is the President of the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education and the recipient of the top scholarly award in the field of Arts Entrepreneurship - SAEE's Gary D. Beckman Research Award in Arts Entrepreneurship.