Part-Time Lecturer of Information Technology Program
Dr. Platt is Professor Emeritus at San Francisco State University, where he was Professor of Finance for nearly three decades and served as Dean of the College of Business. In 2004 he joined the faculty of the University of Redlands as the Senecal Endowed Chair and Dean of the School of Business. In 2010 Dr. Platt moved to Japan to serve as Professor of Global Business at Akita International, from which he retired in March 2017. Now at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Dr. Platt teaches courses in applied analytics and data mining.
From October 2012 to January 2015 he served as Vice Chair of the International Advisory Board to The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). In addition to an extensive career in academe, Dr. Platt previously served as Director of Analytical Services at Health Application Systems, Inc. (HAS), as Manager of Financial Analysis at Natomas Company, at the time a Fortune 500 corporation, and as CEO at Maximum Integrity Air, Inc. He holds an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, an MBA from Wayne State University, both an M.A. and Ph.D. in Public Administration from The Ohio State University, and a post-doctorate M.S. in data analysis and statistical computing from Stanford University.
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