Paul Dishman, Ph.D.

Paul Dishman, Ph.D. is the Chair of the Marketing Department at Utah Valley University. In 2010 he was named by the U.S. State Department the Fulbright Scholar in Montenegro. Dishman holds an MBA degree in Marketing and a Ph.D. in Marketing Research and Psychometric Measurement. Before joining Utah Valley University, he taught at Idaho State University and Brigham Young University. He has also served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Donja Gorica and Shanghai Normal University. Before returning to academia he served on the marketing staffs of both Apple Computer and IBM. He has taught Market and Competitive Intelligence for twelve years and has conducted industry projects for over two decades. Dishman is a Past-president of the international Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) has been named a Fellow of the Society. He has also been named a Fellow of the Academy of Marketing Science. He has been a LEMIT faculty member since 1989.

For three years, Dishman served as Competitive Intelligence Scholar-in-Residence at American Microsystems. Dishman lectures on Market and Competitive Intelligence to a variety of companies, organizations, and conferences. During the past few years, he has spoken and conducted training programs in China and Japan as part of a United Nations invitation, as well as for the American Marketing Association, Microsoft, 3M, IBM, Amgen, American Airlines, KPMG, Deutschebank, Westinghouse, Unilever, professional groups, SCIP chapters and various government agencies. He has also lectured in Taiwan, the U.K., Belgium, Italy, France, Canada, Montenegro, Croatia, Albania, and Kosovo.  He has published academic articles in The European Journal of Marketing, Market Planning and Intelligence, the Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, Industrial Marketing Management, the Journal of Competitive Intelligence and Management, and Competitive Intelligence Review. He is married and has two children.

Expertise in: Intelligence, Personality, Competitiveness, Biometric Research