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Kurt Motamedi

Kurt K. Motamedi, Ph.D.

Professor of Strategy and Leadership 

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
MBA, University of California, Los Angeles
MSEE, University of California, Santa Barbara

BSEE, San Jose State University

Dr. Motamedi specializes in strategic management and organization development, design, and behavior. He has served at various companies as president, managing director, managing partner, special projects director, board member, and long-term consultant. He has worked with multinational companies in diverse global industries including biotechnology, semiconductors, software, information technology, health care, news media, and financial services as well as with government organizations at city, county, state, and federal levels. An author of numerous publications and a frequent speaker on management topics, Dr. Motamedi has received the excellence in teaching and service award from UCLA's Ojai Leadership and Engineering and Management programs. He is a fellow of the Division of Applied Behavior Science at UCLA and a member of the Academy of Management and the American Psychological Association.

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