Mike Aghajanian is currently the Executive Director of the Office of Executive Education for the Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). In this role he is responsible for the development and delivery of high quality non-degree related education to the Southern California Business Community.
In addition to his role at UCI, Mike serves as Chairman of the Board for Cimtek, Inc. a Toronto based leader in functional testing of high reliability electronics, on the Board of Directors of Nexiant, Inc. in Irvine California, a leading provider of MRO inventory solutions and on the Board of Directors for OCTANe (Orange County Technology Action Network) an organization devoted to fueling technology growth in Orange County.
Mike recently retired as the President and CEO of PRTM Management Consultants. PRTM has more than 800 consultants in 19 offices worldwide, PRTM is globally recognized as the leading management consultant in the area of operational strategy, supply chain management, product innovation, and customer experience excellence.
Aghajanian has over 25 years of consulting and industry experience. He joined PRTM in 1991 and held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility. Among his many accomplishments, Mike led the firm’s expansion into and within Asia; established The Performance Measurement Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of PRTM, well known for its extensive industry benchmarks; and co-led the team that developed the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model — a widely used and effective tool to tune global supply chains.
Mike earned an MBA with a concentration in Technology Management from the University of California, Irvine, and a BS in Management Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts.