Driven by his personal mission statement “Build Enlightened Leaders,” Dr. Richard G. Linowes is an esteemed management executive and educator of 45 years. Commencing his career at Princeton University, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in cybernetics in 1973, followed by a Master of Science in computer and communication sciences from the University of Michigan in 1975. Soon thereafter, he received a Doctor of Business Administration from the prestigious Harvard University in 1984. Subsequent to obtaining his bachelor’s degree, Dr. Linowes served the Matsushita Electric Industrial Company Ltd. in Osaka, Japan, as an affiliate, followed by a role as a senior systems analyst at Arthur Anderson & Company in Washington, DC, for the following two years.
While he was studying toward his doctorate, Dr. Linowes served Harvard Business School as a research assistant for four years, as well as Goldman Sachs in New York City as a consultant for three additional years. Since 1986, he has served as a Kogod Outstanding Professor of Undergraduate Programs at the American University Kogod School of Business in Washington, DC. During this time, he also acted as a visiting professor at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, in 2010 and a founding professor of Clarewood University in Reston, VA, in 2016. Alongside his primary endeavors, Dr. Linowes has been a visiting professor at Tel Aviv University in Israel and adjunct professor at New York University. Since 2003, he has also served as an educator in the Foreign Services Institute with the U.S. Department of State.
Among the notable highlights of his career, Dr. Linowes values his time spent at the inaugural meeting of the Kogod Alumni Network of Greater New York, which was attended by 30 of his former students. He also values the extensive traveling trips he took to visit American and Japanese companies, as well as meeting with former students across the globe during these excursions. As a testament to his success, Dr. Linowes won the Baldrige National Quality Award in 1994 and received a Fulbright Fellowship for Pedagogical Innovation to New Zealand in 1989. Looking toward the future, he intends to serve as the president of Clarewood University.
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