Executives in Residence
Stephen G. Newberry has been chairman of the board of directors for Lam Research since November 2012. He joined the Company in August 1997 as executive vice president and chief operating officer and was promoted to the position of president and chief operating officer in July 1998. In June 2005, he was named president and chief executive officer, and in December 2010, he was named vice chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer. In addition to serving as a director of Lam Research, Mr.
Courses Taught: Teams and Technology, Negotiations, and Technology Management.
Lecturer Jim Olson founded the WestShore Management Group in April 2007, after leading several high technology businesses for two Fortune companies and serving for nine years as CEO of SkyStream Networks, the top-rated IPTV video head-end provider worldwide. WestShore Management Group provides Interim CEO, corporate consulting and executive development services for both public and private, venture-financed companies.
In today’s face-paced, highly scrutinized and transparent business world, the biggest challenge facing leaders is adroitly balancing the needs of the organization and its success with the social and ethical obligations owed to different and often conflicting stakeholders.
Managing Partner and CEOHeadland Ventures, San Francisco, Calif.
Adjunct faculty at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Visiting lecturer at University of Washington; Harvard University; Georgetown University; the University of San Francisco; Duke University; and the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill.
Served on the boards of several private and public companies, including Kaiser Steel, Willamette Industries, King Broadcasting and The Wine Group (one of the world’s largest wine companies)
Jack Gill, a founder and managing partner (retired) of Vanguard Ventures in Palo Alto, has joined the UC Davis Graduate School of Management as in the Robert A. Fox Executive in Residence for the spring 2010 quarter.
Jack has more than four decades of experience working in Silicon Valley and Boston as a company founder and venture capitalist. He also has 10 years of experience teaching entrepreneurship courses in science, engineering and medicine at Harvard Medical School, MIT and Rice University.
Joe Dobrow, a senior marketing executive and consultant who has enjoyed a diverse career in consumer retail and nonprofits, served as the UC Davis Graduate School of Management as the Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence for the spring quarter 2009.
While at UC Davis, Dobrow taught an MBA course on real-world decision making in practice that will offer a unique window into the world of executive thinking.
L. Wilton Agatstein, Jr., a senior executive with Intel Corporation who retired at the end of last year, has been named the Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence for this spring.
With nearly three decades of global experience in the competitive high-tech arena, Agatstein will tap his deep understanding and expertise in emerging markets to teach a quarter-long MBA course focused on innovation for the developing world.
Russell Read, chief investment officer for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), the nation’s largest public pension fund, has joined the UC Davis Graduate School of Management as the Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence for the spring quarter.
Sotiris K. Kolokotronis is the founder and owner of SKK Developments, a Sacramento-based real estate firm that specializes in mixed-use, multi-family and land development projects.
As Executive-in-Residence in spring 2006, Kolokotronis taught a quarter-long MBA course on real estate development, drawing on two decades of experience on projects involving more than 1,500 single-family homes, 1,200 apartment units and 250,000 square feet of commercial buildings in Northern California, Colorado, Nevada and Oregon.
Lee A. McIntire is the president and chief operating officer for CH2M HILL, a global leader in engineering, construction, operations and related technical services for public and private clients. With $6 billion in revenue and 24,000 employees worldwide, the firm delivers innovative, practical, sustainable solutions—helping clients develop and manage infrastructure and facilities that improve efficiency, safety, and quality of life.
Lon S. Hatamiya, 2004 Executive-in-ResidenceLon Shoso Hatamiya joined LECG, an international expert consulting firm, as a director in January, 2004, after a distinguished career in both public service and the private sector.
In her two decades of business experience, Linda Oubre has been involved in more than 30 new ventures. Most recently, as co-founder, director, and president-COO of BriteSmile, Inc. From 1998-2002, Oubre was responsible for the planning, launch and management of the company’s one-hour teeth whitening spas and affiliated dental offices. During her four-year tenure, BriteSmile’s annual sales grew to more than $50 million.
Charles A. Steinberg was president of the Broadcast and Professional Company of Sony Electronics Inc. from 1988 to 1999. His responsibilities included marketing and development of products and systems for the broadcast and business/industrial markets in the United States.
Benefactor of the Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence Program, Executive-in-Residence, Spring 2001
Robert Fox, retired president and CEO of Foster Farms, served as the Graduate School of Management’s Executive-in-Residence in spring 2001. He taught a 10-week seminar on corporate strategy from the perspective of the CEO position.
In April 2007 Fox made a generous gift to the School to endow the Executive-in-Residence program.
Retired President and CEO Watkins-Johnson Co.
Retired President and CEO J.P. Morgan Trust Bank, Ltd. (Japan)
Retired President and Chief Operating Officer The Clorox Company
Senior Vice President and Director Bechtel Group, Inc.
Retired Chairman and CEO First Interstate Bancorp
Former Vice Chairman Johnson & Johnson
Retired President Schering-Plough HealthCare Products