UC Berkeley has chosen professor of finance Richard Lyons for the newly-created position of chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer.

Richard Lyons (pictured) has been appointed University of California (UC), Berkeley’s first chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer (CIEO), VentureBeat reported today. Richard Lyons is currently professor of finance at the university’s Haas School of Business, following a decade-long stint as dean of the department from 2008 to 2018. He will start as CIEO in January…

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