About Ian Mitroff
Dr. Ian Mitroff is widely regarded as the founder of the discipline of crisis management. He specializes in crisis prevention, strategic planning, and the design of ethical work environments. Known for his thinking and writing on a wide range of business and societal issues, Dr. Mitroff has published nearly 400 papers and articles and 30 books, including Swans, Swine, and Swindlers: Coping with the Growing Threat of Mega-Crises and Mega-Messes and Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger And Better From A Crisis.
He is a frequent guest on national radio and television shows, including “Your Call” (National Public Radio), “Marketplace” (National Public Radio), ”Window On Wall Street” (CNN Financial News), the “Dick Cavett Show” (CNBC, New York), and “Late Night America” (PBS TV).
Dr. Mitroff is Professor Emeritus at the USC Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, an Adjunct Professor at Saybrook University, San Francisco, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Health at St. Louis University. He is also a Senior Investigator at the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management at the University of California, Berkeley, and a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors for the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is the president and founder of Mitroff Crisis Management.