Chuck Byers is a full-time professor of practice and lecturer at Santa Clara University, where he teaches three marketing classes in the Leavey School of Business as well as two Public Relations classes in Santa Clara’s Communications Department.
Chuck has extensive experience outside of the academic community, working at Business Practicum, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Actel Corporation, and Hayes Public Relations. He has developed numerous corporate training and education courses and implemented them in the Bay Area, Oregon and Taiwan. His work has been professionally recognized, receiving two PRSA Compass Awards for Marketing Public Relations and Crisis Management, and three Silver ADDY awards for Consumer and Business Advertising, among many others.
Chuck is a member of the board of directors for Birthright San Jose, has been the chairman of the marketing task force for the Silicon Valley Red Cross, and has been involved in the Silicon Valley chapter and the LA chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
Chuck received his M.A. from University of Texas, and his Bachelor of Journalism from Ohio University. He is accredited in Public Relations through the Public Relations Society of America.