Armand Gilinsky, Jr. is Professor of Business at Sonoma State University. He has served in the past as Director of SSU’s Entrepreneurship Center, Wine Business Program, and Small Business Institute. He previously held teaching appointments at the Harvard Business School, CSU East Bay, and Northeastern University. He currently teaches courses in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability.
Dr. Gilinsky has had extensive consulting experience in strategic planning, competitive strategy, and venture planning. He has authored over 50 business case studies and articles on wine business strategy, entrepreneurial strategy, finance, sustainability, and socially responsible entrepreneurship. He is immediate Past President of the North American Case Research Association, an international organization of some 450 case teachers and researchers, and has led workshops on case teaching and case writing. He holds the Ph.D. in Business Policy from Henley Management College/Brunel University (London).