Chuck Ehrlich provides a rare combination of engineering, business, and financial expertise. His background includes:
- Consulting on technical and strategic issues facing companies in a variety of industries including financial services, telecommunications, and information technology. Chuck has more than 25 years of consulting experience, including four years of consulting in Japan, and has worked with companies ranging from large multinational corporations to nonprofits and startups.
- Teaching business and entrepreneurship. From 1999 to 2003 Chuck taught graduate school in business at the University of San Francisco including courses in e-business, entrepreneurship, and marketing; see USF Classes for course materials.
- Investing as an active angel investor since 1999. He has invested in information technology, biotech, and other industries and served on the board or advisory board of several companies.
- Managing his own companies, in small businesses and large corporations.
Chuck is also:
Chuck’s consulting experience includes:
- Business planning and development for startups.
- Legacy application evaluation and migration planning for a major American telephone company.
- Consulting to telecom carriers and computer vendors in Japan.
- Negotiating international software distribution agreements.
- Leading the team that reengineered an existing billing system to support new products including Friends & Family, WATS, and VPN for DDI (Japan).
- Designing billing, customer care, and network applications for Motorola, SNET, Sprint, and US West.
- Systems Architect for an international payments processing system that was used by major money center banks around the world.
- Master of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco, with Dean’s List Honors and the EMBA Award for the Highest Academic Average.
- Master of Science in Computing and Information Sciences from Case Western Reserve University.
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
- Princeton University, programming classes while in high school.
- R.E.S.I.S.T.O.R.S. founder, president, and later an advisor to the world's first computer club for young people.
- Bio-Entrepreneurship certificate from UC Berkeley.
- Symposium for Entrepreneurship Education (SEE) PriceBabson @Berkeley.
- FastTrac facilitator training, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
- Beta Gamma Sigma business honorary society
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
- IEEE Computer Society
- NABE Silicon Valley Roundtable