Tom Johnson

Profile Updated: April 30, 2018
Residing In: Emerald Hills, CA, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Kitty Thoresen
Military Service: USMC  
1) Academic and Professional Background: Independent Consultant in Organization Development & Financial Systems
High tech companies of all More…sizes, SRI International, PG&E, banks, trading firms.
Work ranged from "Strategic Actions to Improve Market Value of Banks" to developing alternative to hardwood pallet system.
Since 2014 active in blockchain and machine learning applications.
Stanford University, PhD, Interdisciplinary, Value of Human Capital in Firm, 1982
RAND Corporation, Policy Analyst & Graduate Fellow, 1973-1974
UC Irvine, MS Management, 1973
USMC, 1968-1972 Captain
University of Denver, BA, 1968
Left UC Riverside to travel & worked in outback north of Perth, Australia
Yes! Attending Reunion
2) Passions and Hobbies:

"Self rescue" eco-adventures with Kitty & friends, e.g., bitten on head by crocodile
Swimming, running, nutrition, drumming, environment, and
passion for most living things we share this cool planet with.

3) Favorite Books:

Into online world of machine learning methods, alternate business models, etc.
Bill Bryson - A Short History of Nearly Everything, etc.
Perkins - Confessions of an Economic Hitman
Benyus - Biomimicry

4) Favorite Movies:

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, French Connection, Sorcerer, The Departed,
Apocolpyse Now, The Lives of Others

5) Favorite Music:

Mozart, late 60's, and most other genres.

6) Favorite Food/Cuisine:

Fresh and non-processed foods, plus Asian cuisine.
Mostly vegetarian with some fish.

7) Favorite Destinations:

Tropics; I'll take heat over cold anytime.

8) Other Comments:

Never merged with what felt like clique mentality of second year classmates.
I still like the school's philosophy and approach, but I believed a change was needed. I left to grow elsewhere. Wish you all the best.

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Apr 30, 2018 at 10:41 AM