Our community of world-class faculty is composed of scholar-practitioners, with expertise in subjects ranging from ecological economics and clean technology to social entrepreneurship and urban sustainability.
Dariush has 30+ years of experience as a senior executive in high-tech industries in Silicon Valley. He was Corporate Vice President at both Applied Materials and LAM Research, both billion dollar semiconductor process equipment manufacturers.
Steven M. Crane, MBA, PhD is a consultant, educator, and expert in sustainable finance. He has over two decades of experience in designing and implementing sustainable change strategies for social enterprises.
R. Paul Herman is a globally recognized leader in ESG ratings and impact-themed portfolios and Founder of the Center for Sustainable Finance at Presidio Graduate School.
Khalid is passionate about addressing global poverty and social justice. He has served as a Core Faculty member of the Blum Center’s Global Poverty and Practice program and a Faculty Advisor to the Engineering Scholars=Engaged Scholars (ES2) program.
Donna is passionate about efficient and sustainable government automation, implementing analytical frameworks for business process analysis, ethical information management, performance measurement and business intelligence, broadening civic participation and access to education.
Marsha maintains her 25-year-old consulting firm doing business under the name of AXIS Performance Advisors. AXIS specializes in helping organizations implement sustainability.
Mary Kay teaches new and emerging leaders how to facilitate change in complex organizations and start-ups. She is passionate about and committed to supporting healthcare system improvements.
Dwight is one of the founding faculty members of Presidio Graduate School and co-founded PGS’s Experiential Learning Program. He has a lifetime experience sustaining innovation and stakeholder value through operational excellence.