Pepperdine Graziadio Business School is pleased to announce that Dr. Charla Griffy-Brown will join the Leadership Team as Associate Dean of Executive and Part-Time Programs effective December 1, 2020. Dr. Griffy-Brown joined Pepperdine University and PGBS in 1999 and has chaired the Part-Time MBA Committee, the BSM Program, the ISTM Discipline, the Curriculum Committee, and the Advancement of Student Learning Council. She has received the university’s top reaching award, The Howard A. White teaching award, in 2011 and was recognized in 2016 as one of the most cited scholars at the university. Most recently, Dr. Griffy-Brown received the 2020 Pepperdine University Award for Excellence in Leadership.
Dr. Griffy-Brown graduated from Harvard University, is a former Fulbright Scholar, holds a PhD in Technology Management from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia and is a seasoned board member and currently serves as a Director on two corporate boards and two non-profit boards including California Technology Council. Her research on emerging technologies, digital innovation, and risk have been widely published and funded by a Denny Endowment, an SAP University Alliance Grant, and the Pacific Telecommunications Commission and other grants.
Pepperdine Graziadio would like to thank Dr. Ken Ko for his selfless service and contributions while serving as the associate dean since January 2017. Please join me in thanking Dr. Ko for his dedication and welcoming Dr. Griffy-Brown.