Michael Kleeman is a visiting scholar at the School and senior fellow at the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation where he was involved in several projects involving homeland security and critical infrastructure protection. He has also worked with the UC San Diego California Institute of Telecommunications and Internet Technology on complex modeling, wireless technology applications and complex visualization systems. At the School he serves as the interim director of the new Institute for Global Production and Innovation.
Kleeman is a technology industry strategist whose particular skill is in bridging technical and business issues. For more than 30 years he has been involved in the technology industry in engineering, planning, management and advisory roles. Formerly a vice president at the Boston Consulting Group, director at Arthur D. Little and executive at Sprint, Kleeman has been involved with numerous technology companies in North America as advisor and executive.