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Charles A. Holloway

Vice Chairman of the Board; Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Prof. of Management (Emeritus), Stanford University
Charles A. Holloway

Charles A. Holloway, an expert in entrepreneurship, manufacturing strategy and technology, was appointed to the SRI International Board in 2003.

Holloway has been a faculty member of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University since 1968 and has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. In 1990, he founded the Alliance for Innovative Manufacturing (formerly Stanford Integrated Manufacturing Association), a cooperative venture of the Graduate School of Business, School of Engineering, and industrial firms. He is a founding co-director of the Stanford Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, and his research has contributed to the Stanford Global Supply Chain Forum. Holloway is also co-chair of the Stanford Commission on Graduate Education. He serves on the boards of Annuity Systems, Freedom Financial Corporation, and Neato Robots. He is also a member of the advisory board to Start-Up Chile.

Prior to his career in education, Holloway was assistant to the technical director of the Naval Reactors Branch of the Atomic Energy Commission and a senior engineer at Bechtel Corporation.

Holloway is a co-author of numerous business publications. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a BSEE from the University of California, Berkeley.