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Edward Papabathini

Academic Degrees

MBA, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
Executive Education, University of Chicago
BS, Commerce, DePaul University


Edward Papabathini is an entrepreneur, strategist, investor and educator. With extensive domestic and global business consulting and executive experience, he has worked with numerous domestic and International Fortune 500 to small company clients leading engagements across legal, healthcare, transportation, textile, telecom, asphalt, education and other industries. His experience includes facilitating strategic planning, building intra-organizational and inter-industry business alliances through business performance management and leading strategic sourcing and engineering initiatives. He is an expert in designing, establishing and managing global supply chain, distribution and inventory management while synchronizing supply and demand.

Papabathini developed the successful original funding proposal and program design of the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center at DePaul University. He outlined the center’s initial vision, mission and objectives to train and develop leaders to establish new enterprises, grow them practically and maintain them efficiently.

Papabathini has been a member of the DePaul faculty since 2006. He has developed and taught courses related to entrepreneurship strategy, business consulting, business plan development and business management. In addition to teaching at DePaul University, he has lectured in prominent universities and corporations in topics related to entrepreneurship and business management in North America, Europe and Asia.​