Cliff Allen is currently the Academic Director of the MS GSCM program at Portland State University. Dr. Allen holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degree in Economics from San Jose State University as well as a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University
Cliff Allen was most recently with General Dynamics - Itronix as Sr. VP of Product Line Management & Operations. Itronix, based in Spokane, Washington, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of rugged wireless computing solutions for mobile workers. At Itronix, Dr. Allen was responsible for the Product marketing, Design R&D, Supply Chain and Manufacturing throughout Taiwan, China, and the U.S.
Prior to Itronix, Dr. Allen was the Vice President of Manufacturing for 3Com Corporation having responsibility over the Operations of Palm Organizer Products and the Mobile Communications Division.