George J. Abe

Lecturer in Law

  • B.A. Mathematics, UCLA, 1969
  • M.S. Business, Quantitative Methods, UCLA, 1971

George Abe teaches Entrepreneurship and Venture Initiation. He is adjunct assistant professor entrepreneurship at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. His teaching responsibilities include entrepreneurship, business plan development and field study program advisories.

He was Business Development Manager for the UCLA Office of Intellectual Property, which is responsible for patent protection and commercialization of UCLA research.

Previously, he was a venture partner with Palomar Ventures, a VC firm in Santa Monica, California with $300 million under management for early stage startup companies. Before Palomar, he was a Business Development Manager at Cisco Systems.
He has also held multiple board of director positions with various startup companies and not-for-profit organizations.

He is the author of:

  • Residential Broadband, which presents an analysis of high-speed residential networking, published by Cisco Press, and
  • Entrepreneurship: A Tools-Oriented Approach, published by Vandeplas Publishing