office: New Campus, room #215
phone: (+996) 312 915 000 (ext.) 466
Educational Background: MBA, Stanford University, California, USA. B.A. in Political Science and Social Psychology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, California, USA.
AUCA MBA program, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, Assistant Professor;
Tian Shan Policy Center, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, Consultant, Community Indicators;
U.S. Peace Corps, Kyrgyz Republic, Country Director, Director of Management and Operations;
Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network, San Jose, California, Chief Operating Officer;
Connected Comminities Consultancy, Menlo Park, California, Founder and President;
Collaborative Economics, Palo Alto, California, Consultant;
Hewlett-Packard Company, California, various positions in finance, marketing, information systems, research, public policy, and philanthropy;
Boise Cascade, Palo Alto, California, Market Development.
Business Clinic of Central Asia, Bishkek, Advisor, angel investor
Climate Clock, San Jose State University, California, Founder
Mid-Peninsula Community Media Center, Palo Alto California, Founding member of the board, Chair;
Cable Communications Cooperative, Palo Alto California, President of the Board;
Calrhio, San Francisco, Member of the Board;
Smart Valley, Palo Alto, California, Founding Member of the Board;
Alumni Consulting Teams, Stanford University, California, Member of the Board.
Representative Publications and Presentations:
What's the Real Price of a Coca-Cola?, Tian Shan Policy Review, Vol. 1, Issue 1, March 2015
Climate Prosperity, Greenprint for Silicon Valley, Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network, 2009
On the Road to a Gigabit, A Self-Assessment Guide for Communities, Corporation for Education Initiatives in California, 2005
Connecting to Compete: the New Valley Connexions Program in the Central Valley, Sacramento, CA, 2002
The New Face of Government: E-Government in the United States, Institute for International Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan, November 2001
Evaluating Your Readiness for the Networked World, Government Technologies Conference, Sacramento, CA, 2001
E-Government: Services for the New Economy, Tucson, AZ, 2000
Using the Internet for Constructive Public Engagement, Executive Leadership Forum, Pasadena, 1999
Lessons Learned from the Smart Valley Experience, Technologies 2000, Kongsberg, Norway, 1998
From Industrial Parks to Innovation Communities, BI Forum, Norway, 12/1997
Area of Teaching: MBA Program: Business and Professional Communications; Leadership, Entrepreneurship,
Marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility.
Liberal Arts Program: Urban Development.