Executive | Entrepreneur | Speaker | Author | Teacher
Jan Rutherford entered the US Army at age 17, and spent six years in Special Forces as a medic and “A” team executive officer, and three years as a military intelligence officer. For the past 20 years, Jan’s business roles have been in the areas of marketing, business development, sales management, corporate training, product management, and government affairs.
Training and education have been the hallmark of Jan’s career, and the development of others is where he has derived the most fulfillment and satisfaction from various professional roles. Jan teaches “Leadership in New Ventures” at the Bard Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado for MBA students and Doctor of Nursing Practice candidates; and teaches “Leadership & Entrepreneurship in Ireland” each Summer in Ireland. He has also been a speaker at industry conferences in Europe and the United States.
Jan’s free time is spent taking advantage of the trails in the Colorado mountains!