Leadership First

Students excel as tech leaders not by becoming fluent in one technology or another: They learn the art of leadership from professors and practitioners at the top of their respective fields. They apply learnings practically — through case studies, internships and in their careers. The Easton Technology Management Center provides its students with numerous relevant, tailored opportunities to succeed.


The Easton Center curriculum is focused on technology and innovation and is taught by faculty and industry professionals. Students learn about emerging technologies and their business applications.

Speaker/Panel Events

Our showcase events include the Insights Conference (formerly Big Data Conference) and the Innovate Conference (formerly CES@Anderson). We also host the Easton Executive Speaker Series, where previous speakers have included Jeetu Patel, Chief Product Officer at Box and Ravi Jacob (’84), Corporate VP and Treasurer at Intel.


Easton workshops are designed to help students learn skills they will need to become future tech leaders. Our workshops include product management, design thinking, as well as technical topics such as SQL and Python.


Get a deeper understanding of tech and gain an edge by specializing in technology management.


The specialization in Technology Management (the Easton Center Technology Management Certificate) is earned by completing required courses and fulfilling additional non-academic criteria that give students a distinct advantage when pursuing careers in the technology sector. Upon completion, you will receive a UC-senate approved certificate and get to wear an exclusive Easton Center graduation stole at your commencement ceremony.

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Easton Instructors


Todd Holloway

Senior Director of Data and Personalization Science, Nike

Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

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Michael Montgomery

President, Montgomery & Co, LLC

Technological Innovations in Media and Entertainment

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Jennifer McCaney

Executive Director, UCLA Biodesign

Healthcare Technology Management

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John Blevins ('11)

Managing Partner, Navigation Pointe

Cloud Computing & Big Data

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Mark Thomas (M.S. '10, '10)

Group Product Manager, Snap Inc.

Product Management

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Terry Kramer (B.A. '82)

Faculty Director, Easton Technology Management Center

Tech Management;
Evolution & Innovation in Global Mobile Industry

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Lori Van Deloo (B.A '91, '98)

Visiting Professor, UCLA Anderson


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“In addition to equipping me with the most sought-after skills through classes and workshops, it broadened my horizons by connecting me with practitioners and their newest ideas. As an Easton Fellow, I love how it challenged me to always think ahead!”

Chenjie Ding  (MBA ’19)
Senior Program Manager, Amazon


Easton is closely allied with the Anderson Technology Business Association, our largest student association


AnderTech is more than 600 MBA students strong and is a critical gateway to the tech industry. The club helps students to launch and advance their careers by providing educational support, networking opportunities and career development. Members focus on product marketing, product management, entrepreneurship, strategic planning, consulting, operations, human capital and business development. Some of our club’s most popular events include Tech Treks, Career Night, workshops, conferences and case competitions.