William G. Ouchi, Ph.D. is the Sanford and Betty Sigoloff Distinguished Professor in Corporate Renewal in the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA.
Dr. Ouchi is a director of AECOM Technology. Corporation and First Federal Bank of California. He is a director of The Alliance for College Ready Public Schools, the California Heart Center Foundation, the Japanese American National Museum and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
Appointed to the UCLA Anderson faculty in 1979, Professor Ouchi teaches courses in management and organization design, and conducts research on the structure of large organizations. A longtime civic activist, Professor Ouchi took leave from UCLA from 1993 to 1995 to serve as advisor and chief of staff to then Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan.
He previously served on the boards of Williams College, KCET Public Television, The California Community Foundation, Leadership Education for Asian-Pacifics, the Consumer Advisory Committee of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and of the Harvard-Westlake School.
Ph.D. Business Administration, 1972, University of Chicago
MBA Business Administration, 1967, Stanford University
B.A. Political Economy, 1965, Williams College