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Jones named Arrowhead entrepreneur-in-residence

Daniel J. Jones ’04 has been named entrepreneur-in-residence for the Hunt Center for Entrepreneurship, housed at NMSU’s Arrowhead Center.

A native of Las Cruces, Jones has experience as a multi-time founder, chief executive and entrepreneur specializing in building and scaling companies in complex, highly regulated industries, with a focus on mission-driven companies seeking to make positive change in the world.

Jones’ professional career has spanned nearly two decades in early-stage technology startups and venture capital. Jones studied academic and corporate innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is a two-time LEAD program Intellectual Contributor Award winner for his work in design thinking and finance. Jones has worked closely with several academic institutions and corporations building programmatic approaches to entrepreneurship, innovation, and company-building, with multiple successful spinouts. As an entrepreneur-in-residence, Jones will play a pivotal role in advancing the Hunt Center’s mission to grow entrepreneurial strength and diversity in the Borderplex and throughout New Mexico.