Cleveland Justis brings more than 20 years of experience building successful private companies and nonprofits to his role as executive director of the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Justis leads the institute’s strategic direction, program development, fundraising and relations with relevant academic programs at UC Davis as well as its growing network of partners, donors and sponsors across universities, corporations, investors, entrepreneurs, foundations, and state and federal policy makers.
Jenna Makus oversees the operations, communications, and program planning at the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining the Institute, she worked with the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Career Services to implement their MBA Accelerator database, and served as a Program Manager for Executive Education. Jenna earned her MBA from the GSM in 2006. During her time as a student she was involved in many activities related to the Institute, including serving as the Big Bang! Marketing Chair.
Robert L. Adams provides mentoring, assistance and counsel to help researchers and early-stage entrepreneurs—including graduates of the Ag Innovation Entrepreneurship Academy and select other teams across the UC Davis campus—take their start-up companies to the next level.
Mara Chambers is responsible for the administrative needs of the institute, and oversees all event logistics, including the BigBang! Business Competition, the entrepreneurship academies and other events.
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Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.