Professor, International Business and Logistics
California State University Maritime, Vallejo CA, USA 2015 - 2016
Undergrad courses in Basic and Advanced Information Systems, International Business, Microeconomics, and Supply Chain Management.
Professor, Logistics and Management
University of St. Francis, Joliet IL, USA 2012 - 2014
Graduate and Undergrad courses in Logistics and Transportation, Computer Science, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship. Founding Researcher at USF Intermodal Logistics Center. Developed programs in Logistics and Computer Information Systems. Member of Academic Technology Advisory Committee. Developed several online courses in Logistics and Business Intelligence, and classroom courses in SAP ERP fundamentals and Information Systems Entrepreneurship. Institute Research includes publications on Soybean supply chain issues, Infrastructure in Chicago, and Intermodal Chassis Availability.
Professor, Information Technology and Operations Management, Kogod School of Business
American University, Washington, DC, 2011 - 2012
Undergraduate and graduate classes in operations management and statistics.
Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Business Administration
California State University Maritime, Vallejo, CA, 2005 - 2010
Taught undergraduate and graduate classes in quantitative methods, operations management, economics, logistics, strategy, and supply chain. Chaired university curriculum committee three years. Developed two online masters degree programs.
Adjunct Professor, Management
CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA, 2003 - 2005
Taught undergraduate and graduate classes in quantitative methods and operations management.
Visiting Professor, Mathematics
St.Marys College of California, Moraga, CA, 2001 - 2003.
Taught undergraduate calculus, probability and statistics courses and graduate business courses in operations management and statistics.
MIS Director
Intraware, Orinda CA, 1999 - 2000.
Led MIS team at a prominent Bay Area B2B ecommerce firm. Peoplesoft, Business Objects, Informix and Oracle Databases, Siebel CRM systems.
IT Manufacturing Director
Lucent Technologies, San Jose CA, 1998 - 1999.
Coached a team of IS analysts using Oracle ERP system and other Oracle based manufacturing and distribution systems.
MIS, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1991-1998.
Taught supply chain management, project management, operations management, service management, and mathematical modeling to MBAs, undergraduates, and PhD candidates. Advised student masters degree projects.
Marketing and Consulting, System Industries, Milpitas, CA, 1989 - 1991.
Directed a consulting group who provided pre- and post sales support for advanced computer disk systems and software. Made frequent direct contact with customers in pre and post sales technical consulting.
Director IT
System Industries, Milpitas, CA, 1985 - 1988.
Implemented ERP, telephone sales system, customer service database. Changed information systems activity from an audit liability to efficient, professional organization. Made site a customer showcase and drove customer demos.
IT Director
Santa Cruz Operation, Santa Cruz, CA, 1988 - 1989.
Installed QAD ERP, Order and Distribution systems, personnel and financial databases in large distributed UNIX client-server network.
IT Director
Duval mining division, Pennzoil Corporation, Tucson AZ, 1978 - 1985.
Project Leader on a Pennzoil-wide $20 million Information Plan. Trained with AA staff. Ran projects to install process control, technical, research, and business computer systems for sulfur wells, gold plant, large grinding mill, and portable crusher, with staff of 28 including engineers, software pros, techs, and Chem Engg PhDs.
Entrepreneur, Owner and Operator
Small Businesses: Recreation, Education, and Farming/Ranching, Pennsylvania and Arizona, 1963 - 1978.
Started, owned and operated youth camps, a K-12 school, and farms and ranches.