Presidio Graduate School
Dariush Rafinejad, Ph.D., is a full professor and former Provost at Presidio Graduate School. His leadership and teaching approach draw from his senior executive roles at three high-tech companies and from having taught at Stanford University, UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, and (as Dean of Management) Menlo College. At Presidio Graduate School, his teaching is focused on organizational and product innovation (entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship) and on energy systems. His most recent book, published in 2017, is "Sustainable Product Innovation – Entrepreneurship for Human Well-Being." He earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, and an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.