Rocket Fuel

graduate: Faculty

Thomas “Tad” Duffy
Title:
Senior Adjunct Professor
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6500

Thomas “Tad” Duffy has over twenty years of teaching and business experience. Currently, as the director of the Etel Company - an entrepreneur hub located in San Ramon, he provides business assistance to start-up companies. In addition, to assisting over 100 companies, he has hands-on experience as an owner of several businesses such as a company located in Krakow, Poland that designs and produces air pollution control technology.

 

Prior to consulting and starting his own companies, he held positions such as vice president of marketing (DPPC), business development manager (Catalytica), marketing specialist/sales engineer (Chevron), and project engineer (M&T Chemical).

EDUCATION

  • EdD candidate Cal State East Bay University.

    MS (educational technology), Cal State East Bay University

    California Teaching Credential (chemistry, physics, earth science), Cal State East Bay University

    MBA, Xavier University

    MS (chemical engineering), Washington University

    BS (chemical engineering), University of Detroit

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1984 - Present
Senior Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University

2006 - Present
Director, Etel Company

2006 - Present
Science Teacher, Concord High School

2002 - Present
Associate Professor, Diablo Valley College

2000 - 2005
Affiliate Director, San Ramon Business Enterprise Center

1992 - 2000
Vice President Marketing, DPPC

1986 - 1992
Business Management and Engineering, Catalytica

1978 - 1986
Engineering and Marketing, Chevron

1974 - 1977
Engineering, M&T Chemical

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • National Science Teachers Association

  • California Science Teachers Association

  • International Society for Teaching in Education

  • California Teachers Association