DBA - Doctorate in Business Administration in progress at Laureate International Universities [ Laureate.net ]
Research and Development :
Internet TV and Financial Models for Public Broadcasting
Media Globo : The People's Venture Capital Company
Walden High: A Globally Accredited Internet Academy
Axess TV : My Window to a Web Wide World
Hello and Welcome ! I am Chairman of the global publicly-owned Internet media asset management and crowd funding venture capital firm MEDIA GLOBO [ www.mediaglobo.com ], a business professional with roots in the Silicon Valley, CA since inception of the Internet, and founder of the New Media Research Center, a Los Angeles-based non-profit dedicated to Internet TV media development and content production. I am a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, National Association of Television Program Executives, National Association of Broadcasters, the International Academy of Web Television, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
My business background is rather diverse as an entrepreneur, start-up company founder, corporate marketing executive, business development officer, public company CEO, venture capitalist, management and marketing consultant, city and local government management, and hospital administrator.
My academic background is a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Masters of Public Administration (MPA), Health Services Administration, from the University of Missouri [www.umsystem.edu], Presidential and Key Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Pepperdine University [ www.pepperdine.edu ], doctoral candidate studies to the dissertation stage for a Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) degree at the University of Southern California [ www.usc.edu ]; and am presently finalizing completion of a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) doctoral degree at Walden University [www.waldenu.edu], member of the Laureate International Universities Network [ www.laureate.net ]. I have served as adjunct faculty for the graduate schools of management and business at Golden Gate University, in San Francisco, CA [ www.ggu.edu ], National University, in San Diego, CA [www.nu.edu], and as an instructor at The University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom [ www.liv.ac.uk ] .
On the personal front I am unmarried and have one beautiful daughter who lives in Northern California. When not working and on the Internet doing business, I enjoy travel, both domestically and abroad, and sports, from biking, the gym and tennis, to hiking and skiing, boating, scuba diving, flying and riding motorcycles.