Fred Y. Phillips
Dr. FRED PHILLIPS joined Yuan Ze University in 2015 as Distinguished Professor.
Earlier he was Professor and Program Chair at State University of New York at Stony Brook; Vice Provost for Research at Alliant International University; Associate Dean at Maastricht School of Management (Netherlands); and Dean of Management at Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology. He is also a Senior Fellow (and formerly Research Director) at the IC2 Institute of the University of Texas at Austin and Profesor Afiliado at CENTRUM, the business school of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Lima.
Dr. Phillips is Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s international journal Technological Forecasting & Social Change. He authored the textbook Market-Oriented Technology Management (Springer 2001), the popular title The Conscious Manager: Zen for Decision Makers (General Informatics 2003), and most recently a book on high-tech economic development, The Technopolis Columns (Palgrave 2006).
In addition to current appointments, he has held teaching, research, and management positions at the Universities of Aston and Birmingham in England, General Motors Research Laboratories, Market Research Corporation of America, the University of Texas at Austin, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology, SUNY Stony Brook, and Battelle-Pacific Northwest National Laboratories.
Dr. Phillips has been a consultant to such organizations as Intel, Texas Instruments, and Frito-Lay Inc., and has consulted worldwide on technology based regional development. He is a founder of the Austin Technology Council, and was also a Board member for the Software Association of Oregon. He is a popular op-ed columnist and panel member in forums dealing with trends in management, technology, higher education, and economic development.