Each year the UC Davis Graduate School of Management invites a prominent executive to teach a quarter-long MBA course that reflects their management expertise. The Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence Program gives students and faculty a unique opportunity to work closely with a top business leader.
In addition to class lectures, the Executive-in-Residence invites other high-level executives to guest lecture in his or her class, and meet with students and the GSM community informally.
Robert Fox, who led Foster Farms, Revlon International and Del Monte and other major public and private corporations over four decades, endowed the program with a gift of $350,000 in April 2007. Fox, who was a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council from 2001-2008, himself served as Executive-in-Residence at the School in 2001. Fox’s generous gift will help the Graduate School of Management continue to bring the know-how of other leading executives to the classroom.
Read more about Robert Fox’s gift
Executive-in-Residence 2020 - Paul Bianchi
Paul Bianchi is an experienced and successful human capital executive and consultant with over 25 years of high-technology leadership experience from innovative companies like NeXT, Apple, Ask Jeeves, PeopleSoft and Illumina.
Bianchi is an alumnus of UC Davis and serves on the Graduate School of Management’s Dean’s Advisory Council and has been a mentor for students and speaker at career workshops and events, including a panel of prominent business leaders addressing ethics and values-based leadership during the 2018 incoming student orientation. Paul also served as the 2019 Executive-in-Residence.