About

Chris Banescu
Chris is an entrepreneur, business consultant, small business owner, author, speaker, and university professor. He is a business leadership and management expert and e-commerce specialist with an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for excellence.

His career experience spans small and medium-sized companies, Fortune 500 corporations, traditional and online universities, and several Internet and entrepreneurial ventures. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing from New York University and a Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law.

Professional Experience
His business, management, consulting, e-commerce, information systems development, and IT management experience spans over 28 years. It includes expertise managing business development, information systems and technology, e-commerce development, and enterprise-wide Web and application development projects across various hardware and software platforms.

Positions held:

  • Owner/Joint Venture PartnerNewhallStation.com
  • Managing PartnerNewhall Studios
  • Director of Web Development – Homestore.com, Inc. (Move.com)
  • CEO, VP of Information Systems – SeekHomes.com
  • Director of Information Systems – Universal Studios, Inc.
  • Attorney, Consultant, and Speaker – various venues
Teaching and Lecturing Experience
Chris has been teaching at various universities in the graduate and undergraduate business and management programs for over 17 years. He has taught multiple business, e-commerce, IT, and management courses in the BS and MBA Degree programs at Woodbury University in California, in the online MBA programs for Capella University and the Graduate School of Management and Technology for University of Maryland University College (UMUC), and various other business, e-commerce, and IT courses in programs at Azusa Pacific University, California State University, Northridge, and Pasadena City College.

Positions held:

  • Adjunct Faculty – Woodbury University, BS and MBA programs
  • Adjunct Professor – University of Maryland, Graduate School of Management and Technology
  • Adjunct Instructor – Capella University, MBA programs
  • Assistant Professor – Azusa Pacific University, School of Business and Management
  • Adjunct Professor – Pasadena City College
  • Guest Lecturer – California State University, Northridge
Education
New York University – New York, NY
Bachelor of Science degree – Business Administration/Marketing, 1989
Southwestern University School of Law – Los Angeles, CA
Juris Doctor degree, 1995
– Member of California State Bar, 1996
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