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Don M. Atwater, Ph.D.

Practitioner Faculty of Economics

Phone: (310) 506-4048


Employment, workplace planning and human resources


Don Atwater comments on employment, workplace planning and human resources topics involving executive pay, Sarbanes-Oxley, staffing, training, and employee compensation and benefits. An economist with a global focus, his expertise include consumer credit and spending, gross domestic product, economic reform, national debt and urban planning and development. His international business interests span purchasing, supply chain management, retail, marketing demographics and Web 2.0 applications.

Mark W.S. Chun, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Information Systems

Director, Center for Applied Research
Editor-In-Chief, Graziadio Business Review

Phone: (310) 258-2824


Public vs. private CIO core competencies, digital innovation, knowledge management, information systems


Mark Chun comments on IT/IS solutions, data management, technology innovation, systems integration, and the changing role and core competences of the chief information officer. He is available to address how organizations capture, manage and reuse the knowledge of its people for strategic advantage. He originated Pepperdine University’s annual National Knowledge Management Conference and serves as a principle organizer of the Digital Innovation @Pepperdine Conference.