Welcome

I am a teacher, researcher, and trainer with more than 25 years of experience writing, speaking, and  consulting. After educating undergraduates in Dubai, I joined Coastal Carolina University as a Lecturer of Marketing in the Wall College of Business. Prior to my expat experience, I called California home.

Guided by the motto “learn continuously, live generatively” I develop entrepreneurship, marketing, and management courses for delivery in person, via blended learning, and online. I also facilitate corporate training for entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 employees, and government officials.

Intersecting humanity, industry, and technology, my research interests include artificial intelligence, digital marketing, educational technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation. My written work appears in journal articles, trade publications, books, book chapters, and conference proceedings along with magazines, newspapers, and Doctorious, a blog about my adventures in academia.

A charismatic speaker, I use sincerity, humor, and storytelling to connect with audiences. I recently delivered a TEDx talk titled “Moving Forward from Failure” in which I presented a personal perspective about pivoting and progressing over obstacles. You might also find me acting in student films, appearing as a movie extra, being interviewed on podcasts, performing as a voice over artist, or competing on game shows. As a consultant, I craft curriculum, create marketing collateral, develop websites, design blogs, and manage social media marketing programs.

A lifelong learner, I hold a BA in English from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from Woodbury University. I later earned a certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship from the Stanford University Center for Professional Development.

When asked why teaching is my tenure I explain, “education empowers me to influence individuals and impact organizations while improving myself in the process.”

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