Robert Chalfant, MBA

Robert Chalfant, MBA
Title: Assistant Professor of Practice, Director of Fitzgerald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
Dept/Program: Department of Management
Office: CBA 366
Phone: (330) 972-8479
Email: robertc@uakron.edu

Education

  • M.B.A., Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, (1982)
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude, Ohio University, (1977)

Professional & Academic Experience

Academic Experience

  • Instructor 2010
    Chancellor University, Cleveland
  • Lecturer - 2009-2010
    College of Business Administration, The University of Akron

Professional Experience

  • Metalwood Bats LLC, CEO (2006 - 2008)
  • Comsense Technology Inc, President (2004 - 2006)
  • Standart Communications, VP Sales and Marketing (2001 - 2004)
  • Storage Point, VP Marketing (1998 - 2000)
  • TV / COM International
    • Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region (1997 - 1998)
    • Director, Technical Marketing (1993 - 1996)
  • Ipitek, Division of Tacan Corporation, Marketing Manager (1990 - 1993)
  • PA Consulting Group, Consultant (1989 - 1990)
  • Panasonic Industrial Company, Marketing Manager (1985 - 1989)
  • General Instrument, Product Manager (1982 - 1985)
  • Ford Motor Company, Design Engineer (1977 - 1980)