Stephen Rapier, PhD
Dr. Rapier has been actively engaged in marketing as both a practitioner and lecturer since 1982. As a practitioner, he has over 25 years of experience on both the agency and client side. He has provided strategic insight to brand and marketing, advertising, public relations, and market research to a range of organizations. They include 3M Unitek, Burson Marsteller, IndyMac Federal Bank, Caterpillar Lift Trucks, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, and more. He has lectured at CSU Long Beach, Los Angeles & San Bernardino, along with Claremont Graduate University, and USC.
- Claremont Graduate University, Doctor of Philosophy
Claremont Graduate University, Executive Master of Business Administration
California State University, Bachelor of Science
Session Lecturer – Connective Leadership Institute – Fall 2009 Practitioner Seminar– "Creating Strategy Statement" – Held at California Institute of Technology
Session Lecturer – Connective Leadership Institute – Spring 2009 Practitioner Seminar– "Organizational Leadership Styles" – Held at California Institute of Technology
Adjunct Professor – Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University – 2006 - 2007 – "Advertising Practicum," "Consumer Behavior"
Guest Speaker – Cal State Long Beach – March 2004 – "Preparing for Marketing Outside the Classroom", American Marketing Association
Guest Speaker - Cal State Long Beach – 2003 – "Making Good Ideas Work", Pacific Rim Association
Guest Lecturer - University of Southern California – 1984 – "High Technology Entrepreneurship" – Entrepreneur Program