DBA, Harvard University; MM, Indian Institute of Management; BTech, Maharaja Sayajirao University
Arvind Bhambri specializes in strategic change, competitive strategy, global business development, and leadership. He has twice received the Golden Apple Award for MBA instruction. In a 2008 special report on executive MBA programs by the Wall Street Journal, Professor Bhambri was profiled as one of fourteen best EMBA professors worldwide. In 2009, he received the Evan C. Thompson Award for Learning and Teaching Innovation. Professor Bhambri has served on on the faculty of the Getty Museum Leadership Institute, Bocconi University, University of Hawaii's Advanced Management Program, and the Owner Managed Business Institute in Boston.
PhD, Statistics, Stanford (advisor: Robert Tibshirani); BS, Physics, Stanford
Jacob Bien's research focuses on statistical machine learning and in particular the development of novel methods that balance flexibility and interpretability for analyzing complex data. He combines ideas from convex optimization and statistics to develop methods that are of direct use to scientists and others with large datasets. His work has been supported by an NSF CAREER award and a three-year NSF grant on high-dimensional covariance estimation. He serves as an associate editor of Biometrika and Biostatistics. Before joining USC, he was an assistant professor at Cornell.
Lindsey Bier teaches business communication strategy courses and leads the international commerce program to Japan. Specializing in public diplomacy and country reputation, she focuses her research on corporate diplomacy, citizen diplomacy networks, and international empirical analysis. Before joining USC, Bier taught public relations, mass media, organizational communication, and oral presentation courses in Tennessee; she developed an online intercultural communication course and served as a faculty mentor. Her professional experiences encompass reputation management, media relations, visual communication, and consulting in international/intercultural strategy and training. Bier has traveled to 30+ countries for professional and humanitarian purposes, including fellowships in Korea and Vietnam.
PhD, University of Washington; BA, UC-Berkeley
Phil Birnbaum-More specializes in competitive strategy formulation and implementation, especially in high technology firms in global markets. He has published three books on R&D management and organization design and more than 100 articles in scholarly and practitioner journals. He served as associate editor of the IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management and on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Review, Human Relations, and the Journal of High Technology Management. Business Week twice named Professor Birnbaum-More as one of the top faculty members at Marshall. Before joining USC, he was on the faculty at Indiana University.
PhD, MBA, University of Southern California; BA, Hunter College of the City University of New York
Judith Blumenthal is an expert in strategic management; organizational design and implementation; corporate governance; and retailing. Her research has been published in the Journal of Management Inquiry, the Journal of Organizational Change Management, Performance Improvement Quarterly, and Human Resources Management, among others. In addition to her responsibilities at USC, she has served on Boards of Directors of several organizations, both public company and not-for-profit, including Guess?, Inc., the California Council on Economic Education and the Advisory Board of USC Radio (KUSC). From 1996 to 2000, she served as Associate Dean of the Marshall School of Business, and from 2000 to 2006, as USC's Chief Alumni Officer and Executive Director of the USC Alumni Association.
PhD, University of Michigan; MA, George Washington University; BS, Wake Forest University
Sarah Bonner is a leader in the study of judgment and decision making. Her book, Judgment and Decision Making in Accounting (2008) develops a framework that synthesizes research in psychology and economics. She has published in the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and Accounting, Organizations and Society. She serves on the editorial board of Contemporary Accounting Research, and previously served on the board of The Accounting Review. Professor Bonner has received two National Science Foundation grants, the American Accounting Association's Outstanding Dissertation Award, the USC-Mellon Award for Excellence in Mentoring, and the Evan C. Thompson Faculty Mentoring and Leadership Award.
Dr. Anthony Borquez is an expert at building and scaling creative tech businesses. He is Founder and CEO of Grab, a leader in augmented and virtual reality. He also founded Blue Label Games, an early leader in mobile game development, later acquired by Konami. Prior to Blue Label, Anthony co-founded Spacient Technologies, a location-based mobile startup acquired by Trimble.
Anthony has been teaching at USC for 20+ years. He currently teaches BAEP 465 Digital Playbook for Entrepreneurs: Creating a Tech Startup.
Anthony holds a Doctorate, MA, MS and BS all from the University of Southern California.
MBT, University of Southern California; B.B.A., Loyola Marymount University
David Boschetto retired from the Internal Revenue Service in October 2016 after 31 years of service. His last position with the IRS was that of Subject Matter Expert in the Methods of Accounting & Timing Practice Network in the Large Business & International (LB&I) Division. David is a licensed CPA in California and is a 2005 graduate of USC's Master of Business Taxation (MBT) program.
PhD, MSIA, Purdue University; BBA, New Mexico State University
John Boudreau is recognized for breakthrough research on human capital, talent, and sustainable competitive advantage. His large-scale and focused field research studies the future of the global HR profession, HR measurement and analytics, decision-based HR, executive mobility, HR information systems, and organizational staffing and development. He has published more than 50 books and articles, and his research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and Business Week. Professor Boudreau serves as Research Director for Marshall's Center for Effective Organizations. He advises numerous organizations, including early-stage companies, global corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.