What does your organization do? The University of Oklahoma is the largest institute of higher learning in the state of Oklahoma and The Michael F. Price College of Business is ranked as one of the nation’s top business schools at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine named the entrepreneurship undergraduate program in the top 5 and the graduate program in the top 20.
The Ronnie K. Irani Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth is an economic development organization at the University of Oklahoma specializing in technology commercialization, software business development, social entrepreneurship, and agile product design.
Why did you decide to partner with 36°N? As a nexus of entrepreneurial activity in the state, I-CCEW provides immersive learning experiences, collaborative spaces, high-impact programming, and entrepreneurial consulting to graduate and undergraduate students, young professionals, entrepreneurs, and community members in Norman, Tulsa and Oklahoma City
OU Faculty and Staff at 36°N
Jeff Moore is the Executive Director of the Center for the Ronnie K. Irani Creation of Economic Wealth (I-CCEW) at the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining OU, Jeff addressed growth and entrepreneurship in a variety of roles and institutions. As President of Superior Silica Sands, an early-stage mining company, he oversaw a capital expansion into the industrial sand industry. As an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Co., a global management consulting firm, he provided senior leadership counsel to a wide variety of manufacturing, financial, and energy businesses in capital project evaluation and execution, transaction due diligence, and strategic planning. Earlier in his career, Jeff served in the U.S. Navy as a submarine officer. Connect with Jeff on LinkedIn.
Hannah Ralston is the Program Manager at the Mine Tulsa. The Mine's mission is to equip Tulsa’s entrepreneurs, creatives, non-profits and developers with the skills and resources to create a better world. It's part prestigious fellowship, part curated programming, and all impact. This competitive fellowship provides top young professionals a distinctive yearlong social enterprise development experience with leadership development and problem solving and strategy skill building. The Fellows are divided into two project groups to solve a "big problem" in Tulsa and launch a social innovation project that benefits the community. Connect with Hannah on LInkedIn.