Michael Kleeman is a technologist and strategist with more than 35 years experience helping Fortune 500 firms, non-profits, and entrepreneurial startups globally overcome technical and business issues. He has held a variety of management and advisory roles, as a partner and senior advisor at the Boston Consulting Group, founder and advisor at Sprint and over a dozen communications firm, and as a senior advisor at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR).
Mr. Kleeman is currently a senior fellow at the University of California San Diego where he works on critical infrastructure protection and advanced manufacturing. At UCSD he is also the director of the Institute for Global Production and Innovation (IGPI) which convenes researchers with multi-disciplinary expertise to study the impact of innovative production technologies on the world economy. Mr. Kleeman studied electrical and electronics engineering and psychology at Syracuse University, and he has a M.A. in Psychology from Claremont Graduate University.