intrapreneur

noun
in·​tra·​pre·​neur | \ˌin-trə-prə-ˈnər, -ˈnu̇r, -ˈnyu̇r \

Definition of intrapreneur 

: a corporate executive who develops new enterprises within the corporation

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Other Words from intrapreneur

intrapreneurial \ ˌin-​trə-​ˈnər-​ē-​əl , -​ˈn(y)u̇r-​ \ adjective

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The Pitch welcomes both entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs from big and small companies to apply. Alan Murray, Fortune, "Korea Breakthrough, Bezos Wealth, Wells Probe: CEO Daily for April 27, 2018," 27 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of intrapreneur

1978, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for intrapreneur

intra- + entrepreneur

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