Dan Himelstein

Lecturer (Continuing) at Haas School of Business


  • Haas School of Business



Haas School of Business

MSc, Economics, The London School of Economics & Political Science
BS, Business Administration, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Positions Held
At Haas since 1998
2009 – present, 1998 – 2006, Lecturer, Haas School of Business
2008 – present, Founder, Your Local Playground
2006 – 2007, Executive Associate Dean, University of San Francisco, School of Business and Management
2005 – 2006, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Facilities, UCB Office of the Chancellor
2001 – 2003, Chairman and Co-Founder, Enfocall, Inc.
1998 – 2006, Executive Director, Undergraduate Program, Haas School of Business
1994 – 2005, President and Founder, Pangea Business Planning
1993 – 1994, Program Director, International Business Education and Research (IBEAR) Program, USC Graduate School of Business
1992 – 1993, Manager, Global Product Development, Upper Deck Authenticated
1990 – 1991, Research Associate, California-Mexico Project, USC School of International Relations
1988 – 1990, Strategic Planning Director, Allegiance Distribution, Inc.
1984 – 1986, Project Consultant, AMROC, Ltd.
1982 – 1983, Marketing Associate, IBM Corporation
External Service and Assignments
- Ashesi University of Ghana, Co-Chair, United States Board of Advisors - Sherman Elementary School, Chair, School Site Council - Congregation Sherith Israel, Member, Education Committee - International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, Member, Editorial Board - eJur, Inc., Member, Board of Directors - California Fitnuts, Inc., Member, Board of Advisors - RightFreight, Inc./Rely Software, Inc., Member, Board of Advisors - Tartan Holdings/BSMG Capital, LLC, Member, Board of Advisors - City of Beverly Hills, Member, Technology Committee - Beverly Hills Unified School District, Member, Financial Advisory Commission

Current Research and Interests
- Global business - Entrepreneurship, small business - Leadership, organizational development, culture - Strategic business planning, consulting - Technology

- Business Communications, UGBA 100 - New Venture Creation, UGBA 195T - Entrepreneurship, MBA 295A - Principles of Business, UGBA 10 - Introduction to International Business, UGBA 178 - Perspectives on Entrepreneurship, UGBA 195P - International Consulting for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), UGBA 196

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