Interim Assistant Dean for the Graduate Programs


Lehigh University, B.S. Economics
Lehigh University, M.A. Political Science
Lehigh University, M.A. History
MIT – Sloan School of Management – Executive Education
Harvard University - Continuing Education

Research Interests

New Venture Creation
Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital

Joshua Ehrig is a Professor of Practice in the Department of Management and serves as the Interim Assistant Dean for the Graduate Programs. Mr. Ehrig teaches undergraduate and graduate Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Management courses.  Within Lehigh, he is affiliated with the following programs: Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship; Computer Science and Business (CSB); Mountaintop Initiative; M2 Graduate; 1-MBA; Flex-MBA; and Technical Entrepreneurship (TE). He is also the proud recipient of the 2017 College of Business and Economics Teaching Excellence Award. 

Beyond his role at Lehigh, Mr. Ehrig is a judge at the Wharton School of Business, serves as a advisor and mentor for early-stage companies and accelerators and periodically analyzes companies for Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP). Previously, he served as a co-founder and CEO of various technology companies ranging from mobile to cloud-based applications.  In this capacity, he was involved in everything from initial prototype development to fundraising and eventual acquisition.  He also served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and has been a guest panelist and speaker for various Entrepreneurial-related events.  Prior to these endeavors, Mr. Ehrig advised on IPOs of proprietary derivatives at UBS and was a volunteer mentor and board mentor at STAR Academy.