Asad Aziz is a Clinical Professor of Management in the College of Business and teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs in the areas of International Business, and Strategy. Asad is a recipient of the Green & Gold award for exemplary teaching, the Water Pik Excellence in Education award, and the College of Business Excellence in Faculty Service award. He is active as an advisor to several student founded ventures. Asad's academic interests span collective decision making and the role of trust in the growth of social networks as well as sustainable entrepreneurship. Asad received his BSEE from Brigham Young University, his MBA from the University of Denver, and his Ph.D from the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Prior to joining academia in 2009, Asad worked in various technical and management roles in the global semiconductor industry for more than twenty years. He was also a technology/business consultant with JPMorgan Partners' Nanotechnology Venture fund. Asad continues to be active in philanthropic initiatives that focus on improving the lives of indigent women and children through education and health care.