Dr. Nik Tehrani earned his PhD in Business Administration from Northcentral University, holds an MBA with a specialization in Executive Management from Pepperdine University and a BS in Electrical Engineering and has over 18 years of teaching experience as a lecturer and professor at various universities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
He also has over 8 years of experience advising and mentoring university graduate students, and currently serves as a Dissertation Committee Chair and Member at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay. Dr. Tehrani has taught management, marketing and business courses in Finland, China, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, and Chile. Dr. Tehrani has been able to supplement his teaching with professional experiences. Spending over 20 years as a high-level executive for various companies in Silicon Valley has enhanced the body of experiential knowledge he possesses which enables him to pass on practical and theoretical information to his students. As the author of two MBA textbooks, Contemporary Marketing Mix for the Digital Era and Understanding Green Business, he has translated these experiences into applied learning theories. He has published several peer-reviewed academic papers. Please see the publications page for details.
Dr. Tehrani has over 25 years of experience in business management, marketing, and supply chain development and implementation. He is currently Vice-President of Business Development and Marketing for DynoSense Corporation, one of the leaders in emerging advanced remote monitoring of health and preventive care solutions. Prior to DynoSense, he was President and CEO of Savitron, Inc., an Electronic Manufacturing Solution Company; Global Director of Program Management at Sanmina-SCI, a leading EMS provider; Managing Director and Founder of Majital Solutions, a marketing and engineering consulting company; and Vice- President of Marketing and Engineering of ACI, an Electronic Manufacturing Company.
Dr. Tehrani is Chair of the Education Committee of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Northern California Chapter, as well as a member of the HIMSS Innovation and Technology Committee. His interests are developing marketing tools for patient engagement, digital health, and enhancing patient experience.
Dr. Tehrani is a member of various other prestigious organizations such as the American College of Healthcare Executives; Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS); Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); United Nations Association of the United States; Commonwealth Club of California; New York Academy of Sciences; American Marketing Association; Higher Education Management Group; Renewable Energy Technology Inventions Group; and Worldwide Management Consultants.