Professor Dan Duran brings a wealth of private sector business experience to the classroom, having worked for businesses such as Sempra Energy Solutions, AT&T, Edison, NEC America, and Sat-Networks International. He has also established two firms, the first one focused on the design, installation and operation of leading-edge distance learning, video arraignment, and other applications for the education and legal markets. His most recent firm provides program management and policy support to utilities, government agencies, and corporations in the area of sustainable development. Duran teaches courses in international marketing, sustainable development, operations management, and the management of information systems. He is currently the Business Administration Department Chair.