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.
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.
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.
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.
Retired Chairman Sun Company
Former Vice Chairman Johnson & Johnson
Retired President Schering-Plough HealthCare Products
Retired Chairman and CEO First Interstate Bancorp
Senior Vice President and Director Bechtel Group, Inc.