Richard Okumoto

Richard OkumotoRichard Okumoto has been a Lecturer in the Lucas Graduate School of Business and College of Business at San Jose State University for the past six years. He currently teaches two classes in the MBA program in additional to a large format online undergraduate course in financial literacy. Richard also teaches undergraduate Strategy and Policy capstone courses at California State University Long Beach.

Prior to joining the Faculty at SJSU Richard worked over thirty years in the Silicon Valley where he held such positions as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Division General Manager for several technology companies. Richard currently serves on the Boards of Public, Private, and Non- profit companies where he also holds the positions of Audit Committee and Strategy Committee Chairman.

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San José Supervisor: Dr. Kristen Radsliff Rebmann


  • MA, Communication & Leadership, Gonzaga University

  • BS, Business Administration, San Jose State University

Current or Most Recent Position:

  • Lecturer, Lucas Graduate School of Business, San Jose State University Board Member, LifeVantage Corporation