Faculty

As a part of The University of Texas at Austin and the McCombs School of Business, Texas Executive Education draws its professors from distinguished, high-caliber, graduate-level faculty. With over 3,500 faculty, 16 colleges and schools, and 17 libraries and museums on campus, The University of Texas at Austin provides Texas Executive Education with both depth and range of expertise on just about any subject.

Texas Executive Education partners with the top 1% of this group to shape our curriculum, and each professor in the program has significant experience working with high-level executives and business professionals across a wide range of industries and functional areas. Our professors possess an ideal blend of academic research and data, as well as real-world experience and business knowledge – as many of them have served as consultants, advisors, coaches and board members in a wide range of organizations around the globe.

Our professors are a dedicated group of academics and professionals who are distinguished by their ability to bring their academic research and business acumen to the classroom and provide solutions to the practical problems that real-world organizations face.

Instructors

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Sjur M Aasheim

He has worked with Statoil for more than 30 years, and in more than 10 different positions, mainly in the upstream business area of the company. Among others, as Exploration and Production Manager Statoil UK, Vice President for Exploration in Norway, and Vice President for Field Development in the Northern North Sea.

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Rob Adams

Rob Adams is on the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin where he teaches entrepreneurship in the MBA and MSTC programs and is the Director of Texas Venture Labs at the McCombs School of Business.

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John Allison

John R. Allison is both the Mary John and Ralph Spence Centennial Professor of Business Administration and Director of the Center for Legal & Regulatory Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Edward Anderson

Edward Anderson is Associate Professor of Information, Risk, & Operations Management at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business. He teaches operations management, project management, and launch planning for startups.

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Rayan Bagchi

Dr. Uttarayan "Rayan" Bagchi is a Professor in the Department of Information, Risk, & Operations Management at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. His research and teaching areas of expertise include operations management, supply chain management, risk analysis, project management, and management of quality.

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Ross Baldick

Ross Baldick is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He received his B.Sc. and B.E. degrees from the University of Sydney, Australia and his M.S. and PhD from The University of California, Berkeley.

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Isaac Barchas

Isaac Barchas took over as the head of ATI in April, 2006. He works with companies across all of the ATI verticals - IT, Wireless, and Clean Energy. In addition, he is responsible for ATI's strategic direction and for evolving the ATI economic model. He also supports the global commercialization programs run out of the IC2 Institute.

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Caroline Bartel

Dr. Caroline Bartel is an Associate Professor of Management in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. She is also the Co-Director of the Center for Leadership Excellence at the McCombs School of Business.

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Anitesh Barua

Dr. Anitesh Barua is the Director of the Information Management Program and the Associate Director of the Center for Research on Electronic Commerce in the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. He is also an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Spurgeon Bell Centennial Fellow.

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Ben Bentzin

Ben Bentzin is a Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business and co-founder/CEO of Interactive Health Technologies, LLC, www.ihtusa.com, an Austin company offering digital technologies for assessing physical fitness and motivating children and adults to self-manage their wellness.

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Eric Bickel

Dr. Eric Bickel is Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. In addition, Dr. Bickel holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering.

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Paul Bommer

Dr. Paul Bommer joined the University of Texas at Austin Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering in 2004 to teach the undergraduate production course and now teaches numerous applied courses in the department. Paul received his PhD in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas in 1979 and joined Bommer Engineering soon thereafter.

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John Borcherding

Dr. John D. Borcherding is Adjunct Professor in civil engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Missouri University at Columbia, and MS.] and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering/Construction Management from Stanford University.

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Dean Bredeson

Dean Bredeson has been a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Business, Government, and Society since he joined the University faculty in 1996. Professor Bredeson’s areas of interest are business law and business ethics.

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Ethan Burris

Dr. Ethan Burris is an Associate Professor of Management and the Thomas E. & Terry Smith Faculty Fellow in Business at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the Graduate Advisor (Director of the PhD program for the Management Department) and Co-Director of the Center of Leadership Excellence for the McCombs School.

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John Burrows

Dr. John Burrows is a faculty member in the department of management and the director of the Texas Executive MBA program at The University of Texas at Austin. He received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt in 1988.

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John Butler

John Butler is a Clinical Associate Professor of Finance in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and the Secretary/Treasurer of the INFORMS Decision Analysis Society.

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Gary Cadenhead

Gary M. Cadenhead is a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship in the McCombs School of Business. Dr. Cadenhead served as Director of the MOOT CORP Competition from 1992 until 2005.

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Carlos Carvalho

Dr. Carlos M. Carvalho is Associate Professor of Statistics and the CBA Foundation Centennial Fellow in the Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management at the McCombs School of Business.

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Cameron Chandler

Cameron D. Chandler is the Owner and President of Chandler Energy Resources, LLC, an oil and gas asset management and consulting firm specializing in exploration and production business matters.

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Melody Chatelle

Present position and research interests: Dr. Melody Chatelle is a well-respected and effective veteran of the national and state legislative arenas. Prior to forming CHATELLE AND ASSOCIATES, her own political and communication consulting company in 1999, Melody worked for 12 years as Director and Vice President of Government Affairs for Mariner Post-Acute Network, the second largest post-acute healthcare company in the country with an operating base in 42 states.

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Brett Cornwell

Brett Cornwell is Associate Vice Chancellor for Commercialization at The Texas A&M University System. He directs Texas A&M System Technology Commercialization, which commercializes the intellectual property of the Texas A&M System and creates new companies that develop products and services around System developed technologies.

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Stephen Courter

Professor Stephen Courter is an award-winning faculty member in the department of management at The University of Texas at Austin and a former top corporate executive with experience worldwide.

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John Daly

Dr. John Daly is the Liddell Professor in the Moody College of Communication, Regents Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Texas Commerce Bancshares Professor of Management at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Paul Damien

Paul Damien is the B.M. Rankin Jr. Professor of Business in the IROM department at McCombs School of Business. His research interests lie at the intersection of mathematics, Bayesian statistics, and applications in business, engineering, and stochastic optimization.

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Eric de Rouffignac

Eric de Rouffignac graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1979 with a PhD in Physics (Solid State). After working three years for PEMEX in Mexico, he joined Shell in 1981.

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Doug Dempster

Douglas Dempster is Dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin and is a professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance.

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Doug Dierking

Dr. Dierking is a Senior Lecturer and the Assistant Department Chair in the Management Department at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. He teaches graduate courses in sustainable leadership, leading people and organizations, creating and managing human capital and the art and science of negotiation.

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John Doggett

John N. Doggett is an award winning Senior Lecturer at the McCombs School of Business of The University of Texas at Austin (UT). John also is the McCombs Faculty International Alumni Liaison and a Senior Research Fellow at UT’s IC2 Institute. He is the co-founder of UT’s Idea to Product global commercialization competition.

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Minette (Meme) Drumwright

Professor Minette (Meme) Drumwright is an associate professor of Advertising in the College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin. She currently is faculty chair of U.T.’s Bridging Disciplines Program in Ethics and Leadership.

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Janet Dukerich

Janet Dukerich is the Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and a Full Professor in the Management Department at the McCombs School of Business. She holds the Harkins & Company Centennial Chair at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Robert Duvic

Dr. Duvic has been teaching at UT since 1989, lecturing in corporate finance and international finance. He has taught in the regular BBA and MBA programs, and also in the Texas Evening MBA Program, the University of Texas Center for Lifelong Engineering Education, and in special corporate executive classes.

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James Dyer

Dr. James S. Dyer holds the Fondren Centennial Chair in Business in the McCombs School of Business.. He served as chair of the Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management for nine years (1988-97).

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John Dzienkowski

John is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a high honors graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. While in law school, John served as the editor-in-chief of the Texas Law Review and he received the honors of a member in the UT Chancellors and the Order of the Coif.

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Matthew Eastin

Dr. Matthew S. Eastin is an Associate Professor in the Moody College of Communication, Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, at the University of Texas at Austin. He teaches courses in media planning, newer media consumption, and research methods.

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Thomas Edgar

Thomas F. Edgar is the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Chair in Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Edgar joined UT’s faculty in 1971. He served as Department Chair of Chemical Engineering (1985-93), Associate Dean of Engineering (1993-96), and Associate Vice President for Academic Computing (1996-2001) at UT-Austin.

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William Fisher

William L. Fisher is the Leonidas T. Barrow Chair and Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Erika Frahm

Erika Frahm has been with the university for twelve years and joined the Organization Effectiveness team in Human Resources in 2013.

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James Fredrickson

Dr. James W. Fredrickson is the Chair of the Management Department and the Tom E. Nelson, Jr. Regents Professor of Business at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin. He also served as the School’s first Director of Teaching Development.

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R. Britt Freund

Dr. R. Britt Freund is Director of the Project Management Consortium at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. He is also the former Graduate Business Dean and Director of the Full-Time, Evening and Professional MBA programs at the school.

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Eugene Gholz

Dr. Eugene Gholz works primarily at the intersection of national security and economic policy, on subjects including innovation, defense management, and U.S. foreign policy.

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Steve Gilbert

Stephen M. Gilbert is a Professor of Operations Management at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Gilbert holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan, a M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford, and a PhD in Operations Management from the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T.

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Erika Gonzalez-Lima

Dr. Erika Gonzalez-Lima is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor with expertise in multicultural counseling and coaching. She provides counseling to individuals facing personal, academic and professional challenges, including stress, anxiety, depression, problems with interpersonal relationships, difficulties adjusting to new environments, and career changes.

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Melissa Graebner

Dr. Melissa Graebner is Associate Professor and CBA Foundation Advisory Council Fellow in the Department of Management at the McCombs School of Business. She teaches graduate courses in entrepreneurship and technology strategy, and has been selected for the MBA Faculty Honor Roll.

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Michael Granof

Dr. Granof is currently the Ernst & Young Distinguished Centennial Professor and the University Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Accounting and at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. He received his MBA from Columbia University and received his PhD from the University of Michigan.

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Richard Grant

Richard D. Grant, Jr. received his PhD in 1973 from The University of Texas at Austin. He has taught at Auburn and Texas A&M Universities, and since 1977, has been a counseling/consulting psychologist in Austin, Texas.

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Trey Guinn

Trey Guinn is an Assistant Professor of Communication at University of the Incarnate Word, and is a Business Communication Specialist at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his PhD at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Gurcan Gulen

Gürcan Gülen is Senior Energy Economist at Bureau of Economic Geology’s Center for Energy Economics, The University of Texas at Austin, where he investigates energy value chain economics and commercial frameworks.

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Genaro Gutiérrez

Dr. Genaro J. Gutiérrez is an Associate Professor of Management at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches operations and supply chain management, as well as project management in the MBA programs and in executive seminars.

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Joe Hahn

Joe Hahn is a Clinical Associate Professor of Finance and Associate Director of the Master of Science in Finance Program in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Ursula Hammes

Dr. Ursula Hammes obtained her Diploma in Geology from the University of Erlangen in Germany in 1987 and her PhD from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1992.

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Bob Hardage

Bob A. Hardage is a Senior Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Hardage is in charge of the Bureau's Exploration Geophysics Laboratory, an Industrial Associates Program focused on developing seismic vector-wavefield technology for improved reservoir characterization and prospect evaluation.

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David Harrison

Dave Harrison is the Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Regents Chair of Business Administration in the Department of Management at the McCombs School of Business. Dr. Harrison earned his PhD in social, organizational and individual differences psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Michael Hasler

Michael Hasler, PhD is a Lecturer at the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses on Operations Management and Procurement in the Information, Risk, and Operations Management department. He is now the Program Director for the new Master of Science in Business Analytics at McCombs.

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Eric Hirst

Dr. Hirst is the John Arch White Professor of Business in the Accounting Department at The University of Texas at Austin and the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs where he oversees the portfolio of Texas MBA programs.

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Gary Hoover

Gary Hoover began his entrepreneurial journey at an early age, subscribing to Fortune Magazine at the age of 12. He visited hundreds of corporate headquarters and offices before he was 18 and studied the stock market in depth.

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C. Courtland Huber

Dr. Court Huber retired from The University of Texas after 15 years as the Director of the Executive MBA Program and Assistant Dean of Executive Education, and after 24 years as a faculty member in the McCombs School of Business Department of Accounting. At McCombs, he taught graduate and undergraduate courses in financial accounting and managerial decision making.

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Regina Hughes

Regina Hughes is a distinguished senior lecturer in the department of Finance at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. She is also the director of the Business Foundations Program (BFP), a certificate program for non-business majors where more than 6000 UT students participate.

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Kapil Jain

Dr. Kapil Jain is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing and a Fellow at The Center for Customer Insight & Marketing Solutions at the McCombs School of Business. He is also the Assistant Chair of the Marketing Department.

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Sirkka Jarvenpaa

Dr. Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa is the Bayless/Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Chair in Business Administration at The University of Texas at Austin. She was the holder of the distinguished Marvin Bower Fellowship at Harvard Business School.

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Sharon Jarvis

Sharon E. Jarvis is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Government and Associate Director of the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at the University of Texas at Austin where she teaches and conducts research on political communication and persuasion.

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David Jemison

David B. Jemison is the Foster Parker Centennial Professor of Management and Finance Emeritus at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches in the Strategic Management area.

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Ross Jennings

Dr. Ross Jennings is a Professor of Accounting at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he has taught for nearly 30 years, including a year at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile in Santiago, Chile.

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Eleanor Jordan

Dr. Eleanor Jordan was the area chair for Management Information Systems (MIS) at the University of Texas of Austin from 1980 when the first UT MIS program was established until her retirement from her full-time UT position in 2002.

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Stephanie Jue

Stephanie C. Jue is a Lecturer in the Business, Government, and Society Department of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Dave Junker

Dr. Junker is a lecturer in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations and director of the Senior Fellows Honors Program of the Moody College of Communication. He has won the Teaching Excellence Award for the Moody College and is a finalist for this year’s university-wide Regent’s Teaching Award.

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Orlando Kelm

Dr. Orlando R. Kelm is an Associate Professor of Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin where he teaches courses in Portuguese and Spanish, focusing mainly on business language and the cultural aspects of international business communication.

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Charlie Kerans

Charlie Kerans is Goldhammer Chair of Carbonate Geology at the Department of Geological Sciences, and co-Principal Investigator of the Bureau of Economic Geology’s Carbonate Reservoir Characterization Research Laboratory, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Prabhudev Konana

Dr. Konana's research interests are in global sourcing, e-business value assessment, supply chain management, virtual communities, design of next generation electronic brokerages, and online investing. He has conducted several executive seminars on creating e-business capabilities, Internet strategy, supply-chain management, B2B procurement and data warehouse for managers in chemical, healthcare, semiconductor, retail and utility industries in the U.S., Singapore and India.

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Lisa Koonce

Dr. Koonce’s teaching interests are financial accounting and judgment and decision making in accounting. She teaches graduate and undergraduate Topics in Financial Reporting and Intermediate Accounting; additionally, she teaches a Behavioral PhD Seminar in Accounting.

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Emil Kresl

Emil Kresl is a certified process analyst and project manager. For over a decade at The University of Texas, Emil has helped people at every level of the university better understand their own jobs and discover ways to make those jobs better.

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Larry W. Lake

Dr. Larry W. Lake earned his PhD in chemical engineering from Rice University in 1973. He joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1978.

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Elida Lee

Dr. Elida Lee is the Director for HR Organization Effectiveness. She has worked in the organization effectiveness and training field for over 15 years.

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Sanford Leeds

Sandy Leeds is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and President of The MBA Investment Fund, L.L.C. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate level courses, including Corporate Finance, Advanced Corporate Finance, Investments, and Portfolio Management / Security Analysis.

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Brian Lendecky

Brian Lendecky is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting at The University of Texas at Austin. He joined the department in 2006 and teaches Financial Accounting, Cost and Managerial Accounting, and the Tax Practicum course, the latter winning a 2008 Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Perry and a 2011 Tower Award.

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Stephen Limberg

Dr. Stephen T. Limberg is the PricewaterhouseCoopers Centennial Professor in Accounting in the Department of Accounting, McCombs School of Business, at The University of Texas at Austin and has been the Faculty Director of the Master in Professional Accounting Program since 2005.

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Kristie Loescher

Prior to entering academia in 2001, Kristie spent 15 years working in hospital administration, most recently as Director of Operations for the Medical Affairs Division of the Seton Healthcare Network in Austin.

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Kate Mackie

Dr. Kate Mackie is an award-winning professor in the Department of Marketing at the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. She teaches MBA, MSTC, and Executive Education classes in marketing, marketing strategy, marketing of technological innovations, buyer behavior, process improvement facilitation, international business operations, and customer insight.

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Art Markman

Dr. Art Markman is the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the Founding Director of the Program in the Human Dimensions of Organizations.

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Luis Martins

Luis L. Martins is an associate professor of management and the Juanita Dreibelbis Fellow in Business at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He also serves as the Faculty Director of the MS in Technology Commercialization Program at the McCombs School of Business.

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Reuben McDaniel

Dr. McDaniel holds the Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Regents Chair in Health Care Management and is a Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at the University of Texas at the McCombs School of Business. He is the recipient of many teaching awards including the Joe D. Beasley Teaching Excellence Award.

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Christopher Meakin

Christopher Meakin is a member of the Business, Government and Society faculty at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. He received a BBA in Management and Business Analysis from Texas A&M University, a MA in Legal History from Rice University and a JD from the University of Houston. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas.

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Trey Mebane

Trey Mebane currently serves as the Director of Innovation for National Oilwell Varco’s (NOV) oil field services unit based in Cedar Park, Texas. In this role, he is currently focused on developing strategies to help establish a culture of innovation at NOV through NOV Ventures, a recently conceived and launched executive development program on technology commercialization.

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Deirdre Mendez

Dr. Deirdre Mendez is a member of the faculty of the Department of Management. She teaches intercultural management and teambuilding to undergraduates, MBA students, and executives. Dr. Mendez is also Associate Director for Cultural Education of the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Michelle Michot Foss

At CEE, Dr. Michot Foss directs and conducts research; advises U.S. and international energy companies; publishes and speaks widely on energy issues; and provides public commentary and testimony to governments.

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Douglas Morrice

Douglas Morrice holds the Bobbie and Coulter R. Sublett Centennial Professorship in Business. He is also Professor of Operations Management and the Director of the University of Texas Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence, a company-sponsored center dedicated to developing research and teaching programs in supply chain management in the Red McCombs School of Business.

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James (Jim) Nolen

Jim Nolen joined the Department of Finance in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin in 1980 and taught graduate and undergraduate classes in corporate finance and entrepreneurship until his retirement in May 2012.

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James O'Connor

Dr. James O’Connor’s industry experience includes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jewell Planning and Construction, and Murray Jones Murray, Inc. In addition, he has participated in 60 consulting engagements.

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Francie Ostrower

Francie Ostrower, Ph.D. is Professor in the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Department of Theatre and Dance, Director of the Portfolio Program in Arts and Cultural Management and Entrepreneurship, and Senior Fellow in the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service.

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Kathy Panoff

Kathleen Panoff came to the University of Texas at Austin in August 2009 after a 25-year career in arts management.

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Michael Pappas

Dr. Mike Pappas is a Lecturer of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. His area of expertise is capital project management and his technical interests are risk management, schedule and cost estimates, contracting strategy, productivity improvement, and dispute prevention and resolution.

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Robert Parrino

Dr. Robert Parrino is the Lamar Savings Centennial Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business. He has been a member of the finance faculty at McCombs since 1992, where he teaches MBA courses, executive education programs, and customized courses for executives in financial and non-financial corporations.

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Gaylen Paulson

Dr. Gaylen Paulson is Associate Dean and Director for Texas Executive Education, and a faculty member in Department of Management at UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business. His research and teaching focus on how we interact strategically with people, including in negotiations, conflict management, persuasion, change, and interpersonal communication.

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Jorge Piñon

Mr. Piñon began his thirty-two year career in the energy sector when he joined Shell Oil Company’s supply and transportation organization in 1975. He was president and CEO of Transworld Oil USA prior to joining Amoco Corporation in 1991 as president of Amoco Corporate Development Company Latin America.

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David Platt

David Platt earned his BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, his MBA in Marketing from Syracuse University, and his PhD in Accounting from Cornell University.

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Michael Poehl

Professor Michael Poehl had a successful 28 years in the Petrochemical Industry before joining the faculty in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin. Upon graduation from the University of Texas with honors in May 1974, Professor Poehl went to work for Amoco Chemicals at their Chocolate Bayou location near Alvin, Texas.

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Eric Potter

Mr. Eric Potter is a geologist and serves as the Program Director for Energy Research at the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Robert Prentice

Robert A. Prentice is the Ed & Molly Smith Professor of Business Law at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. He came to UT in 1980 and is Chair of the new Business, Government & Society Department and Faculty Director of the Business Honors Program.

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Raj Raghunathan

Dr. Raghunathan is Professor of Marketing at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He is interested in exploring the impact that people’s judgments and decisions have on their own happiness and fulfillment.

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Raghunath Rao

Raghunath Singh Rao is an Associate Professor affiliated with McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Ramesh Rao

Ramesh K.S. Rao is the McDermott Centennial Professor of Banking and Finance at the McCombs School of Business. His research interests include asset pricing, informational asymmetry, and the interface between finance and both marketing and operations management.

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Violina Rindova

Dr. Violina Rindova is the Ralph B. Thomas Professor of Business and the Ambassador Clarke Centennial Fellow at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. She is also a Fellow of the IC2 Institute of University of Texas at Austin.

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Ehud Ronn

Dr. Ronn obtained his PhD in Finance from Stanford University. He has published articles on investments, interest-rate instruments and energy derivatives in the academic and practitioner literature.

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Maytal Saar-Tsechansky

Dr. Maytal Saar-Tsechansky is an Associate Professor of Information, Risk and Operations Management at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Thomas Sager

Tom Sager was raised and educated in Iowa. He served in the Army as a trumpet player during the Vietnam War.

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James Sax

Dr. James Sax became the Vice President of the Research and Development for the Electro and Communications Business of 3M in September of 2006. In this role, Jim has responsibility for New Product and New Technology development for the 5 Divisions with this group, which include Electronic Materials, Electronic Solutions, Electrical Markets, Communication Markets and Touch Systems.

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Wayne Scott

Wayne Scott is a lecturer in the Department of Accounting at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Scott also consults with oil and gas companies and has over twenty years of experience in the international oil industry.

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Mrinal Sen

Prof. Mrinal Sen is a specialist on seismic wave propagation and inverse theory. He has published over 150 papers in peer‐reviewed journals and two seminal books on optimization and Seismic Inversion.

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Mukul Sharma

Dr. Mukul Sharma earned his PhD in petroleum engineering from University of Southern California in 1985. He joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin that same year.

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Tom Shively

Dr. Tom Shively is a Professor of Statistics and the Joe B. Cook Professor of Business in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

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John Snedden

Dr. John Snedden is project leader of the Gulf of Mexico Basin Depositional Synthesis (GBDS) Project in the Jackson School of Geosciences. He has over 25 years of industry experience with Mobil and ExxonMobil, including 11 years in research.

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Lewis Spellman

Since 1971, Lewis Spellman has taught financial markets at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a Professor of Finance. He has also taught at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, the UT School of Law, the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University.

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David Spence

David Spence is Professor of Law, Politics & Regulation at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business and School of Law, where he teaches courses on energy regulation and business-government relations. He is also the Co-Director of the Energy Management & Innovation Center at the McCombs School of Business.

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Raji Srinivasan

Dr. Srinivasan is a Professor of Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business. She has been working at the University of Texas at Austin since 2000 and teaches MBA and PhD courses in high technology marketing: marketing metrics, challenges of global marketing and organizational innovation.

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Sylvia Stern

Sylvia Stern has work in more than twenty-five years’ experience in management, human resource training and education with companies as diverse as Tandy Corporation & Radio Shack, IBM, Levi Strauss & Company, and Deloitte and Touche.

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Melissa Stone

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Scott Tinker

Dr. Tinker currently serves as Acting Associate Dean for Research in the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin. In this role he works with the Dean and University administration to manage issues related to research in the Jackson School.

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Sheridan Titman

Dr. Sheridan Titman holds the Walter W. McAllister Centennial Chair in Financial Services in the Department of Finance at the McCombs School of Business. Dr. Titman’s research focuses on the banking, capital markets, energy and investment banking industries.

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Carlos Torres-Verdin

Dr. Carlos Torres-Verdín is currently the Zarrow Centennial Professor in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Texas Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department and Program Director of the Formation Evaluation Joint Industry Research Consortium.

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Eric van Oort

Dr. Eric van Oort is a world-class expert in drilling and production.

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Stephen Walls

Stephen Walls is a Senior Lecturer in the Marketing Department at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Fred Wang

Dr. Fred Wang worked at the Bureau of Economic Geology from 1987 to 1997 and at PertroGeo Service, Inc. in Houston from 1997 to 1999 before re-joining the Bureau

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Michael Webber

Michael Webber is the Deputy Director of the Energy Institute, Josey Centennial Fellow in Energy Resources, Co-Director of the Clean Energy Incubator at the Austin Technology Incubator, and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, where he trains a new generation of energy leaders through research and education at the intersection of engineering, policy, and commercialization.

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Michael Williamson

Dr. Michael Williamson is an Associate Professor of Accounting and an Ernst and Young faculty fellow. Before joining the University of Texas, Michael was a business consultant for Ernst and Young.

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Yong Yu

Dr. Yong Yu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting at the McCombs School of Business. Prior to joining The University of Texas, Dr. Yu was a Teaching and Research Assistant at the Smeal School of Business, Pennsylvania State University.

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