Clifford R. Kettemnborough, Ph.D., D.B.A., Ed.D
Dr. Kettemborough (www.CliffordKettemborough.com) functioned in professional positions, including senior management for several large organizations such as: Johnson & Johnson, LA County, Disney, Boeing, Ingram-Micro, NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Rockwell International (now Boeing Corp.), Xerox Corp., IBM Corp. (Europe), Maxicare Health Plans, Inc., Transamerica Financial Services, Corp., and Software Analysis & Management, Inc. In addition, Dr. Kettemborough is the Founder, President and Owner of Information Technology – Solutions & Management Consulting (www.it-smc.com) – a high-tech organization established to help companies with successful solutions to their technology, management and business challenges, Wide Education & Training Consulting (www.wwetc.com) - an education and corporate training provider that connects industry organizations with various educational and training institutions to satisfy growing training needs of their employees, Global Business Knowledge & Management Consulting (GBKMC) (www.it-smc.com/GBKMC.htm) - a business and management consulting company with global reach, and Experts Tutors (http://www.expert-tutors.com) – a business that helps K – 12 students with tutoring in Math, English and Sciences.. Dr. Kettemborough worked with prestigious consulting firms, such as Ernst & Young, PriceWaterhouse and McKensie & Assoc. on technology and business assessment and strategic planning projects.
Dr. Kettemborough has been invited as a guest speaker to numerous seminars and has conducted numerous workshops and corporate training around the world. He has extensive intercultural experiences teaching numerous MBA, EMBA, IMBA, DBA courses overseas (over 70). His industry consulting expertise has been appreciated by numerous companies in several countries. Dr. Kettemborough’s teaching, seminars, workshops, guest speaker, and international consulting experience includes numerous organizations across all types of industries in The United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Austria, Korea, Japan, P. R. China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Mongolia and Romania. In addition, Dr. Kettemborough has traveled to over 100 countries, thus being well versed in many cultures and customs, both personal and for business purposes.
Dr. Kettemborough’s formal educational background spans over 30 years of undergraduate, graduate and post –graduate work. He holds numerous formal degrees, as follows: Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Education, Specialty: Computer Technology in Education, Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Specialty: Technology Management with “Honors”, Doctor of Philosophy in Computer & Information Sciences with “Honors”, Master of Arts in Mathematics Education, Master in Education, Specialty: Education Leadership, Master of Business Administration, Master of Management Information Systems, Master of Science in Computer Science, Studies in Cybernetics, Licentiate/Diplomat (Bachelor of Science with Thesis) in Mathematics/Informatics/Operations Research.
In addition to his formal academic accomplishments, Dr. Kettemborough holds the following professional certifications/recognitions: Master’s Certificate in Project Management, George Washington University/ESI, Harvard Business School, Certificates in: Leadership & Management, Creativity and Innovation, Global Business and Technology, Business Acumen, Communications, Marketing, Strategy, Technology, Leading Change; 2010., Member Board of Directors, National Management Association, Educate, Inc.: Sylvan University – Certificate of Mathematics Content Proficiency for Directors of Education; May, 2010, Certified School Director, Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education, California, Scrum Alliance: CSM/CSP (Certified Scum Master/Professional), CMU/SEI, S/W Architecture Professional Certificate, Malcolm Baldrige and Balanced Scorecard training; Software Cost Estimation training; Developing Software Architectures for Multi-platform and Network Centric Environments/Operations training; Six Sigma Black belt Certification, Certified Site Reviewer/Auditor, Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education, California, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Information Systems Auditing Association, Certified Project Manager, American/National Management Association, California Community College Lifetime Teaching Credential, Certificate in Supervisory and Management Skills, National Management Association, Certified Quality Analyst, Quality Assurance Institute, Certified Computer Programmer, Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals.
In addition to his professional career with several large business organizations, Dr. Kettemborough is an accomplished professor with outstanding evaluations from undergraduate, graduate, and executive students, as well as administrators. He has extensive teaching and training experience at close to 30 different institutions ranging from high-school to vocational college and to college and university graduate level on three continents. He has taught over 800 and a variety of courses (live) including over 250 on-line using Blackboard, Convene, eCollege, Embanet, eCompanion, WebCT) in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, Business Administration, and Technology Management.
Dr. Kettemborough has also extensive experience doing corporate training. Here are some of the topics he conducted such training: Project Management for PMP Certification, PMBOK methodology, Risk Management; ITIL(Foundations, Intermediate, Expert), ITSM; Six Sigma Black Bel; Agile/Scrum Methodology; Sales Forcel Cloud Computing, Virtual Storage Technology, and SaaS; Infrastructure – Technology and Management; Architecting and Managing Modern Data Center Operations; Data Warehousing and BI; Big Data, Data Analytic with Hadoop and MapR – Concepts, Tools, and Implementation; Audits and Corporate Compliance: SoX, PII, PIA, PCI, Harbour Safe, COBIT, HIPPA; QA, V&V, and Testing Management for large systems and for E-Commerce; Security for the Enterprise: lifecycle, procedures, tools.