Chris Christensen, MS, MBA, President, Christensen Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm, Playa del Rey, California. For three decades, Mr. Christensen was a program and project manager in the aerospace, high-technology components manufacturing, and systems integration industries. He successfully managed projects that produced intelligence data fusion systems, business and manufacturing process improvements, and the development of successful commercial products. He worked both as an intelligence analyst and a consultant to government agencies collecting and analyzing data to predict future events.
In 1992 Mr. Christensen launched Christensen Associates, Inc., to consult to executives, managers, and senior staff in effective business management. He coaches executive teams, facilitates off-site retreats, and leads on-site workshops in forecasting future business and technological breakthroughs, strategic planning, new product development, and project management.
Mr. Christensen is a certified Program Management Professional, Six Sigma Black Belt, and Certified Quality Manager. He teaches at Caltech and in the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. He is author of Solving Organizational Problems and the co-author of the American Society for Quality’s Certified Quality Process Management Handbook.