Alternative Career Option Seminar – first speaker David Posner
David Posner – human resources Cisco:
Host: Michelle Tu (mktu [at] ucdavis [dot] edu)
Since earning his doctorate at UCDavis, in the fields of plant ecology and evolutionary biology, David Posner has milked the concept of transferable skills like nobody’s business. The common thread through his varied career in the private sector has been performance- and process-improvement analytics, and his doctoral endeavors provided unexepctedly rich preparation.
Currently managing a small analytics team for global inclusion and diversity at Cisco, Dr. Posner has also delivered innovative work in e-learning research and delivery; IT business executive metrics; and organizational maturity modeling, including business architecture planning and portfolio management.
Dr. Posner telecommutes from Berkeley, CA, where he lives with his husband and 2 children, while balancing work and family in a manner most commonly shared by professional working mothers.