Center Executive Team
Julia Tanghetti joined the GSM in July 2015. As Director of Corporate Relations and IMPACT Projects, Julia works closely with businesses to source strategic management consulting projects for the Integrated Management Project capstone course for both the full-time and part-time MBA programs. Julia also leads the GSM’s Corporate Relations working group and heads the school-wide strategy for corporate relations.
Teaching Field: Consulting, Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Joe is an assistant adjunct professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, where he leads the IMPACT Consulting program for the second year MBA students. Joe also serves as a Director at the start-up business accelerator Davis Roots, and as a speaker and mentor at the Child Family Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
Lewis has spent three decades helping build successful operations- and technology-intensive companies. He sits on the Procter & Gamble’s External Board for Supply Innovation and has been a board member of several public and private technologies companies including Axcient, Borland and PC Helps.
MBA, University of California, Los Angeles
BS, University of California, Davis
Richard Malinowski is a Retired Vice President of Intel Corporation. A 30 year veteran of the computing industry, Malinowski, before joining Intel, worked at semiconductor and computing companies in Canada and Poland, primarily as a design engineer and engineering manager, designing hardware, software and semiconductor products. He started his career in chipset design at LSI Logic Corporation of Canada in 1989.
Barbara Murphy brings over 20 years of marketing leadership for both private and public companies. She currently provides marketing consulting services for venture backed early stage startups. Most recently she was the Chief Marketing Officer of Panasas, a high performance storage systems company.
Dr. Keisha Liggett – Nichols joined the Graduate School of Management as a lecturer in the fall 2015. During her career in academia, Dr. Nichols has taught business management, specifically courses focused in business strategy. Due to her significant practical industry experience, Dr. Nichols has primarily taught graduate studies. Dr. Nichols brings to the GSM years of involvement in experiential learning through consulting.
Ram has over 30 years experience in engineering and marketing management over a spectrum of high technology companies (Enterprise, B2B, B2C) across multiple segments (Big Data, Analytics, IoT, Second Screen etc.) He was the founding CEO of Fireclick which was acquired by Digital River. Previously he was a member of the executive team at RightPoint (acquired by E.piphany), Red Brick Systems (IPO), Informix, and Hewlett-Packard. He is a Venture Partner at Wellington-Partners and the Chair of the Steering Committee for GSVA (German Silicon Valley Accelerator).