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Brandy Nagel

Position: Program Manager

Brandy Nagel is a program manager with Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) Global team. In this role, she works with communities and organizations around the world to drive innovation-led economic development. As an entrepreneurship educator, Nagel helps both new and established businesses identify customer segments, distribution channels, and potential partners to grow their businesses. With a focus on innovation and revenue diversification, Nagel works with business owners large and small to develop new business models. She has been involved in university commercialization programs since 2012, working with students, faculty, and staff on spinning up technology-based startups. In addition to her work with early-stage entrepreneurs, she nurtures mentor networks and faculty learning communities focused on entrepreneurship and innovation. Her recent projects include teaching a faculty development program on innovation and entrepreneurship, delivering a workshop on business model canvas and customer discovery, developing a mentor network to support a community of entrepreneurs, and establishing an entrepreneurship support program at an underserved community center.