Fisher Center for Management and Technology
Fisher CIO Leadership Program
Jim Spitze is our Executive Director. He can be reached via email at email@example.com or via phone at 510-409-2888 (mobile).
Jim has had a distinguished career as an IT executive, having served as the CIO for Xerox Data Systems, American President Lines, Tri Valley Growers, and (as a consultant) for QANTAS, Tencor instruments and several other private sector firms. For the last 26 years he has served as the Managing Partner for an IT-Management consulting firm - serving clients such as Clorox, Electronic Arts, The Gap, HP, Intel, Safeway Stores, Union Bank, and many others. Mr. Spitze has a BS and MSEE from UC-Berkeley. He and his wife, "BJ", live on their ranch, Palm Lane Farms, on the Sierran edge of the San Joaquin Valley, SE of Fresno, Ca.
Terry Hendershott is an Associate Professor in the Operations and Information Technology group at the Haas School of Business. His recent research involves the impact of technological innovation on traditional financial markets and has extensively addressed how electronic trading systems compete with stock exchanges. Dr. Hendershott spent 2005-06 as Visiting Economist with the New York Stock Exchange. He was recently appointed a Schwabacher Fellow, the highest honor bestowed upon assistant professors by the school, for his outstanding research and exceptional scholarly growth. Dr. Hendershott holds a Ph.D. in Operations, Information, and Technology from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and a B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics from Miami University. You can learn more about Dr. Hendershott at: http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/faculty/hendershott.html