Jamshid Gharajedaghi

Jamshid Gharajedaghi
  • Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    INTERACT (Institute for Interactive Management)

1963, degree in Engineering, Univ. of California, Berkeley. More than 35 years' experience in systems methodology in design and the development of complex systems, business architecture, planning, learning and control systems. 1963-69, Senior Systems Engineer, IBM's World Trade Corp. 1969-79, CEO, Industrial Mgmt Institute. 1979-86, Director, Research Center and Adjunct Professor of Systems Sciences, Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania. Currently, Managing Partner and CEO, INTERACT. Has taught at: Villanova School of Business; Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania; IBM Education Centers; Univ. of California, Berkeley. Former Member: Research Board, Int'l Systems Institute, US; Governing Body, Asian Productivity Org., Japan; Board of Trustees, AZAD Univ., Iran; Regional Chairman, Society for General Systems Research, Asia. Author of books, including: Systems Thinking, Managing Chaos and Complexity, Prologue to National Development Planning and Towards a Systems Theory of Organization. Author of numerous published articles in int'l scientific and management journals.