Faculty Director, Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Associate Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management Felipe Caro leads UCLA Anderson's new M.S. in business data analytics. He holds editorial positions at Production and Operations Management and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and he has won multiple awards and contributed significantly to the international academic literature on supply chain management. His Management Science article Product and Price Competition with Satiation Effects was awarded first prize in the 2010 INFORMS Junior Faculty Interest Group Paper Competition.
Paul joined the Master of Science in Business Analytics in 2017 as its first Executive Director. He brings 15 years of experience in higher education, high technology management, marketing and sales to the program. Paul experienced firsthand the power of business analytics in his work at IBM as a Client Executive and Business Analytics Software specialist. In his work with IBM, Paul supporting senior executive clients in their efforts to solve complex challenges with technology. Paul worked to bring the best of IBM hardware, software and technology services together to meet unique client demands. In the most recent 5 years, Paul served as the Executive Director of the Global Access Program, where he was responsible for the marketing, client recruiting for UCLA Anderson’s world-renowned experiential education program. Paul recruited over 250 high technology companies from 11 countries to work with UCLA Anderson Fully-employed MBA candidates to determine the viability of foreign market entry. In that effort, Paul worked with governments, NGOs and partners to identify high potential technology companies and support them through the transformative experience.
Director, Career Services
Larry Braman built the Career Services function for UCLA Anderson's MSBA program. In addition to advising and mentoring MSBA students, he also leads efforts in developing relationships with companies that would benefit from hiring MSBA students in internships and full time roles. Previous to joining Anderson, Larry founded a successful career consultancy, Global Career Consulting & Placement, as well as Career University, an online career learning platform. Larry has designed and delivered hundreds of career development workshops and seminars for organizations such as Amgen, CBRE, Kia Motors USA, Baxter Healthcare, and the California Community Foundation. Previously, he held management or creative roles at Disney, Warner Brothers, MGM, and Macy's. A graduate of the University of Virginia and Circle in the Square Theater School, Larry holds multiple career coaching certifications from Lee Hecht Harrison, the world's leading provider of corporate outplacement services.
Frinee Berrios joined the UCLA Anderson Master of Science in Business Analytics program in 2018. Berrios provides administrative and student affairs support. She is responsible for day-to-day office operations, event and program management, financial management, admissions and recruitment for the program. She obtained an M.S. in higher education from Florida International University.