Business & Entrepreneurship

Chetan Chawla

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship


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I am a teacher, researcher, and consultant of business strategy, and entrepreneurship. I have 10+ years of business consulting experience with clients ranging from Fortune 100 defense companies to technology startups. My professional, research, and teaching pursuits have been concentrated on high-technology (primarily software) ventures since the late 2000s.

My research focus spans capital providers (debt, equity, and non-traditional forms of financing), and technology startups – primarily in the context of Web 3 and Artificial Intelligence technologies. In these contexts, I investigate issues related to trust, governance, and competitive dynamics using a diverse range of methodologies.

I am an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at North Central College in Naperville, IL in the School of Business and Entrepreneurship. I primarily teach strategy, and entrepreneurship classes at North Central College.

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Selected Scholarship

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Chawla, C. (2020). Trust in blockchains: Algorithmic and organizational. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 14. doi:

Courses Taught

BUSN 370 Entrepreneurship Experimentation.

BUSN 485 Business Strategy.

MBUS 696 Strategic Management.