Alex Lawrence

Dr. Alex Lawrence

Assistant Professor

Bachelor’sDegree: University of Utah 
Master’s Degree: Weber State 
PhD: Oklahoma State University (Business)


Alex spent his first 20 years in business as a self made entrepreneur that started, led and sold multiple companies. These ventures were built across software, consumer Internet, commercial real estate, venture capital and franchising. Alex raised over $25MM in capital and had one partnership reach #34 on the Inc. 500 list. Five years ago Alex left the world of entrepreneurship to join Weber State University full-time as Vice Provost. Alex worked on a number or projects at Weber State including Startup Ogden, Technology Commercialization and the WSU Research Foundation. In July, Alex joined the Professional Sales program as a full-time faculty member, specializing in Internet Sales, Internet Technology and Social Media Sales. Alex has a BS from the University of Utah, an MBA from Weber State and holds a PhD from Oklahoma State University (PhD, Business).You can see Alex regularly appearing on KSL Channel 5 as their technology expert.  Alex is a highly sought after investor, mentor, speaker, author and teacher.  He is married with two little girls and enjoys the outdoors of Utah, including golfing and fly-fishing.

Current Courses

Fall 2021

  • PS 3303 - Technology in Sales
  • PS 3803 - Sales Proposals


Spring 2022

  • PS 2383 - Retail Merchandising & Buying
  • PS 2703 - Internet Sales & Service
  • PS 3303 - Technology in Sales
  • PS 3803 - Sales Proposals