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John Doggett

John Doggett

Senior Lecturer, Department of Management

  • MBA, Harvard University
  • JD, Yale University
  • BA, Claremont Men’s College

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.

John’s work focuses on global competition, entrepreneurship and sustainability and energy. He has extensive business and consulting experience working with high tech, manufacturing, energy, natural resource, and consumer products firms in Asia, Europe and US. John has taught seminars on global competition and entrepreneurship at universities in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Mexico, and Austria. John has led MBA business observation tours to China, India and Israel since 2003.

Doggett practiced law for seven years in Connecticut and California. He was also a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in their Washington, DC and Copenhagen, Denmark office after graduating from Harvard Business School.

John Doggett created his own management consulting firm in 1983, working with clients from 25 countries on business and marketing strategy issues. In 1994 John co-founded a Spanish language TV sports programming company that signed a 3-year exclusive contract with the National Football League. He also hosted an award-winning daily talk radio show in Austin from 1996 to 1998.

John has been a keynote speaker at the annual meetings of scores of industry and professional associations for more than a decade. John talks about how the growth of China, India and Brazil and the global debt crisis will impact America’s future. John is a co-author of When We Are the Foreigners: What Chinese Think about Working with Americans which was published in 2011.

John is Chairman of the Board of Rainforest Partnership, a nonprofit that helps people who live in and around rainforests in Peru and Ecuador protect their forests by developing sustainable enterprises. He also is a member of the Board of Affinegy, Inc., an Austin software company.

John was born in San Francisco and raised in Los Angeles, California. He has been proud to call Texas his home since 1989. John is married to Haiping (Patty) Tang, a senior product manager at Motion Computing, Inc.

More from John Doggett

Watch John Doggett’s Practicum for the Texas Enterprise Speaker Series: China and Creativity are the keys to US Recovery