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Faculty & Advisors

We want your small business to thrive so we’ve connected with successful entrepreneurs, distinguished academics, business leaders and investors to develop our coursework.

Advisory Board

S. Andrew Starbird
Chair
Director, My Own Business Institute
Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems
Leavey School of Business
Santa Clara University

Phil Holland
Founder
My Own Business, Inc.

Claudia Peters
Retired President
My Own Business, Inc.

Caryn Beck-Dudley
Dean, Leavey School of Business
Santa Clara University

Theresa Strickland
Assistant Dean of Marketing, Leavey School of Business
Santa Clara University
CEO of BrandWave Design

Tanya Monsef Bunger
Executive Professor, Leavey School of Business
Global Fellow Director
Santa Clara University

Jim Hess
President and owner of H.G. Makelim Co.

John Denniston
Found and Chairman of Shared-X
President, St. Vincent DePaul Society Board of Directors (San Mateo County)
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Partner (retired)