Lecturer AY-B, Management Information Systems
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Alternate: (408) 981-9573
Richard has thirty-five years of high-tech experience as a cube dweller, applications
engineer, salesperson, marketer, mentor, $150M business unit general manager, and
leader of a $400M marketing organization as well as several start-ups. Current personal
project is working with San Jose State University, Silicon Valley tech companies,
and social agencies to apply technology to help address the issues of "social exclusion"
in our Bay Area communities through an innovative social entrepreneurship program
). Richard is currently the managing partner for Altis Solutions (www.altis-solutions.com
) a consulting company focused on helping companies identify and capture new market
opportunities. Clients have included technology IP, consumer product, and fortune
500 high-tech companies.
Bachelor of Science, Cornell Univ-Endowed Colleges, 1971
Richard is a graduate of Cornell University with a BS in Engineering and is an international
lecturer and executive education/graduate school instructor on global new product
development, high-tech product portfolio management, and high-intensity strategic
planning/execution. He has been a subject matter expert for the American Productivity
and Quality Center in Houston for new product development and balanced corporate performance
management. Richard is a member of the Industry Advisory Group for Cornell University's
Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization. He is also on advisory boards
for several startups, is a guest lecturer for Santa Clara University's Leavey School
of Business, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and is on the executive board
of the Social Innovation Institute. Richard has been quoted in numerous articles and
books on strategic processes and building the unstoppable financial powerhouse as
well as has collaborated on several management books including "Beyond the Financials"
and an internal A.T. Kearney, Inc management publication targeted for C-level company
leadership. He has expereince designing and implementing various Business Intellegence,
CRM, and ERP systems. Richard is listed in the 1999 Quality Year Book and holds several
utility and business process patents.