Dr. Ronald Salazar earned his Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining The University of Houston-Victoria, Dr. Salazar taught at the University's Central Campus, the University of Texas, and Idaho State University. Dr. Salazar has extensive teaching experience in graduate, undergraduate, and executive MBA programs. Courses he has taught include leadership, managing organizational change, operations management, and corporate strategy. In addition, Dr. Salazar taught information systems and strategy for 6 years at the graduate level at The Center for International Competitiveness (Escuela de Graduados en Administración y Dirección de Empresas at the Instituto Technológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, ITESM) as a member of the research faculty in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
Dr. Salazar also has over 20 years of experience in consulting and executive education in the areas of technology and strategic and tactical planning. He has consulted as well as taught executive programs for such diverse organizations as British Petroleum, Societe Generale, Shell Oil Co., Exxon/Mobil, Accenture, AMOCO, The Kroger Co., Metamor Worldwide, Corestaff, M.D. Anderson, The Memorial Herman System, National Alarm Technologies, Fiesta Mart, the government of Saudi Arabia, and Mexico's export bank, BANCOMEXT. Dr. Salazar also has been instrumental in organizing training classes for executives from Europe, Africa, and Latin America in both English and Spanish.
Dr. Salazar's research interests include strategic management and the management of technology. His has published in leading academic journals including the British Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Business Research, International Journal of Applied Business Research, and The Business Review. He has also authored numerous strategy cases and book chapters.