- Master of Business Administration Dec. 2008
Strayer University, Ashburn, VA, USA
- Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering Sep. 2000
Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Specialized in Petroleum Industries Processes Design and Management
Ali Tavakoli joined the School of Business as an adjunct professor in Fall 2015. Professor Tavakoli possesses more than a decade of experience in business management, mainly focused in the retail and consumer services sector. He has a proven track record as an operational and functional manager with Fortune 500 brands and extensive technical expertise in revenue growth strategies, organizational efficiency, and business analytics. Professor Tavakoli’s experience in large-scale team management and talent development has allowed him to cultivate specialized knowledge in leadership training, management training design and delivery, personnel recruiting and retention.
Professor Tavakoli currently resides in Leesburg, VA with his wife and two children. His general interests outside of the business world include international relations, financial markets and soccer.