Jim Olson
Effective Negotiations: Strategies and Tactics & Building and Leading Great Teams

Jim Olson is a guest lecturer at UC Davis Graduate School of Management, where he was named 2013 Robert A. Fox Executive in Residence.  He teaches Negotiations, Teams and Technology, and Technology Management.  Jim also is founder and CEO of WestShore Management Group (, a strategy-consulting firm.  He served in general management and executive positions at Hewlett-Packard Company and 3Com and was CEO of SkyStream Networks for 10 years.  Jim has a BS in Electrical Engineering from UC Davis and an MS in Electrical Engineering and MBA from Santa Clara University.

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