About the Author
Dr. Swaim is president of the Coto Group, Inc., a management consulting firm which provides corporate finance and other advisory services to both privately held and public companies on the domestic and international levels.
He has held executive positions with the Geneva Companies, a middle market merger and acquisition firm, Occidental Petroleum where he was instrumental in the integration of the Cities Services Companies, the second largest acquisition in U.S. history at the time, and sales and marketing positions with Mobil Oil and Xerox.
Dr. Swaim completed his doctoral work at Claremont Graduate University (Drucker Graduate School of Management) and also holds an MA in Management from Claremont; an MBA from Pepperdine University; and a BBA from the University of Pittsburgh. He has served as Associate Professor of Management and Organization Development for the University of San Francisco Graduate School.
Based in Beijing, Dr. Swaim is a Visiting Distinguished Professor of Management and has taught strategy, marketing and other EMBA courses for the University of International Business & Economics (Beijing), Beijing Institute of Technology and Renmin University (Beijing).