100 Inspirational Alumni, Business Beyond Usual

Bob Foster | "Inspirational 100" Alumnus


Bob Foster, MBA 1965
Made UCLA Anderson A Top Tech-Savvy Business School

Bob FosterA beloved UCLA Anderson Adjunct Professor and director of the innovative FEMBA Global Access Program (GAP) since 2003, Foster has brought his industry experience to the classroom for such courses as Business Plan Development and High Technology Management, which he has taught continuously for 16 years to over 1,600 students. Foster taught half-time at UCLA Anderson for 16 years while working as a full-time executive - he was president and CEO of four high-technology firms, before making the transition to a full-time UCLA Anderson faculty member in 1999. Under his direction, GAP has blossomed to a nationally acclaimed and globally recognized capstone experience. GAP provided 2,000 Anderson students the opportunity to work closely with executives of 400 technology based companies from 17 countries to develop their strategic business plans.

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