Steven Tello

Steven F. Tello, Management, Entrepreneurship

Steven F. Tello, Management, Entrepreneurship

Associate Professor
Allen House, 2 Solomont Way, Lowell, MA 01854


Technology innovation and entrepreneurship, technology management and planning, assessment and interaction in on-line education

Research Interest

Professor Tello's research interests include technology entrepreneurship and commercialization, managing organizational change, educational leadership and technology-facilitated management education. He has presented papers at numerous regional, national and international conferences on these topics and has published several book chapters and many scholarly journal articles.

Educational Background

Ed.D., Leadership in Schooling, University of Massachusetts Lowell 

M.B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst

B.A., Sociology, University of Lowell

M. Ed., Management, Cambridge College


Steven is Associate Professor in the Manning School of Business at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and Associate Director at the University’s Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2). These joint appointments allow him to combine his passion for teaching with research examining how to best promote the commercialization of emerging technologies.  Steven co-founded the University’s undergraduate concentration in Entrepreneurship in 2007 and contributed to the establishment of an interdisciplinary graduate program in Technological Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining the Manning School of Business he co-founded and directed the development of Lowell’s online education program and was a founding member of UMass Online, the University’s system-wide online education initiative. Dr. Tello maintains an active role in support of technology integration on the campus and within the UMass system.