1990, Professor of Management Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1986; M.S., Ohio State University, 1980; B.S., Ohio State University, 1979.
Expertise: Management of Technology; Strategic Planning; Product Innovation; International Market Entry Strategies; Commercial Development of Biotechnology.
Cynthia Wagner Weick is Professor of Management in the Eberhardt School of Business; she also has a joint appointment in the School of Engineering and Computer Science. Her expertise is in strategic planning for technology-based business and products, and in international as well as domestic market analysis and development. She currently teaches courses in Strategic Management and Policy, Management of Technology and Innovation, Product Innovation, and Technology Venturing. She publishes in the areas of commercializing science and technology, and creative approaches to strategic management and leadership. She also serves as Director of Pacific's Powell Scholars Program, which is the university's top academic scholarship program.
Dr. Wagner Weick has professional experience and academic training in business administration as well as science. Her work has required travel to Asia, Europe, the Middle East, South America, and the former USSR. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration in 1986 from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and her B.S. (with honors) and M.S. from the Ohio State University (crop physiology).
Prior to joining the faculty of the University of the Pacific, she was in strategic planning and new business development at Pioneer Hi-Bred International. She has also been a technology consultant to the United Nations Development Program, and a Research Scientist at Battelle Columbus Laboratories, where she evaluated new technologies for industrial and government clients.
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