Jim Doser is an educator, administrator, musician and entrepreneur. As the Director of the Institute for Music Leadership at the Eastman School of Music, he administers the Arts Leadership Program, The Center for Music Innovation and Engagement, The Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation and Research, and the Career and Professional Development Office. Recent projects include the launch of the Eastman Career and Leadership Certificate: Online and The Eastman Case Studies. Doser teaches classes in Entrepreneurial Thinking, Career Skills, and Leadership Issues in Music. For twenty years he was co-owner of Tritone Music, Inc., a company specializing in jazz instruction for adults. Doser received a BM (MUE) and MM (Jazz), and the Performer’s Certificate from Eastman, and is recipient of the Smithsonian Award in Education for his work on the Smithsonian’s exhibit The Jazz Age in Paris.