|Institution:||Pepperdine Graziadio Business School|
|Program:||Doctor of Business Administration|
What did you do before this DBA?
As a senior consultant for TI Solutions, I worked with companies in the areas of business process, operations, planning, and blockchain technology solutions. As the former executive director and CEO of RTI, a national transportation institute focused on research, software development, and technology transfer, I was responsible for leading the overall strategic and operational direction as well as implementing the organization’s vision and mission.
Why did you decide to do this DBA?
I am interested in emerging technologies. His work seeks to examine the role of distributed ledger technology, such as blockchain, along with artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) for establishing trust and authenticity in business transactions.
How did you benefit from the program?
The DBA program/experience has been invaluable to providing a foundation for my current scholarly and professional endeavors. I am currently implementing findings from my dissertation research to create partnerships and launch the first non-cloneable blockchain-based authentic product ecommerce platform while working to publish my research in the area.