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Professor (Clinical)

Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy

Adjunct, Faculty

During his career Taft has been instrumental in the dramatic growth of a number of successful companies.  Currently, Taft is exploring teaching entrepreneurship at the University of Utah through involving students in the actual operations of start-up businesses.  Until recently Taft was president of TaskEasy – a dual sided market place for exterior maintenance services.  As the co-founder of Oakley Networks – a security software company providing solutions for the government and corporate market, Taft provided the leadership to take Oakley from concept to revenue in less than twelve months. From inception in 2001 to the sale of the company in 2007 to Raytheon, Oakley generated more that $75 million of revenue. Oakley continues to make a significant contribution to our country’s national security.  Prior to founding Oakley, Taft was a managing partner of Alta Capital Management, a Re