Faculty/Staff Current Students
Naeem Zafar
Adjunct Faculty, Entrepreneurship; Academic Director for SSV (Semester-in-Silicon-Valley)

Naeem Zafar

6024 Silver Creek Valley Rd
Northeastern University Silicon Valley Campus
San Jose, CA 95138

408.218.1920
n.zafar@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

MSEE, Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Sc.B. Electrical Engineering, Brown University

Research & Teaching Interests

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Corporate culture

Industry & Academic Experience

Serial Entrepreneur, CEO of five startups,; twelve years of teaching at University of California Berkeley; Professor of the Practice at Brown University; Author of five books

Services to the Profession

Served as the Chairman of OPEN Silicon Valley, Charter member of TIE, Various non-profits and accelerator programs.

Publications

Selected Publications

Zafar, Naeem. (2010) Get Funded, A definitive guide to seeking funding at the right time and from the right source. Cupertino, CA: Five Mountain Press

Zafar, Naeem. (2009) The Entrepreneur's Legal Guide to Starting Up!, CA: Five Mountain Press

Zafar, Naeem. (2010) Market Research on a Shoestring!, Get a reality check on your big idea for under $100. Cupertino, CA: Five Mountain Press

Zafar, Naeem. (2009) Finance Essentials for Entrepreneurs, A definitive guide to seeking funding at the right time and from the right source. Cupertino, CA: Five Mountain Press

Zafar, Naeem. (2009) 7-Steps to a Successful Startup, Simple Lessons Before You Quit Your Day Job. Cupertino, CA: Five Mountain Press