Goran Matijasevic is Senior Assistant Vice Chancellor, Alumni and Constituent Relations, and Executive Director of the UCI Chief Executive Roundtable. In these roles, he oversees and advances research collaborations and strategic initiatives associated with Alumni Association and Roundtable programs. Prior to his position at the Roundtable, he was director of research development at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering. Prior to UCI, he worked in research development manager positions at two electronic start-ups.
Goran is currently on the boards of OCTANe (Orange County Technology Action Network) and Southern California Biomedical Council, as well as the advisory boards of TriTech SBDC and 2-1-1 Orange County. At UC Irvine, he serves on the Graduate Division Dean’s Leadership Council, UCI Calit2 Division Council, and the UCI TechPortal Incubator Oversight Committee.
He has volunteer taught the Entrepreneurship Course for Scientists and Engineers in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering for the last nine years and has mentored several winning teams in the UCI Business Plan competition. He has four patents, and has co-authored three book chapters and over forty conference and journal publications. He was recognized by UCI Alumni Association as Distinguished Engineering Alum in 2008. Goran received his MBA from Pepperdine University and his M.S. (’85) and Ph.D. (’91) degrees from UC Irvine in Electrical and Computer Engineering.