Headshot of Mike Grimshaw.

Michael (Mike) Grimshaw

Title: Lecturer, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Director of the Entrepreneurial Institute @ CSUDH
 Business Management
Email: mgrimshaw@csudh.edu
(310) 930-3094
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mikegrimshaw/

Contact Preference: Email, Text, Phone, or LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

Start-up Founding and Mentoring, Financial Strategies for Small Business, Branding, Public Relations, Marketing, Sales, Engaged Learning Techniques, Technology Implementation and Creative Classroom Tools

Professional Background

Grimshaw has more than 35 years’ experience as a founder, principal, senior level sales, management and start-up in the highly competitive technology industry working with such industry leaders as IBM, Cisco, Andrew, Nortel, and Unisys. He has successfully launched/sold new strategic products and won numerous awards for his contribution. Grimshaw is the executive director of the Entrepreneurial Institute @ CSUDH and is the co-founder of the South Bay Entrepreneurial Center. He is also a member of the advisory board for the Innovation Incubator, co-founder of the Monday Club Investor Group, past president of the Maverick Angels and a member of the LA Venture Association.

Mike Grimshaw standing in classroom


English, limited Spanish


Graduate Studies, USC
Teacher Education, CSUDH
B.A., Economics, California State University Northridge

International Experience

China, visiting professor at five universities
Norway, World Learning Summit Presenter
Canada: Innovative Teaching Workshop

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