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Tom Campbell Joins Berkeley Research Group as a Director
Berkeley Research Group, LLC, a preeminent expert services and data analytics firm, today announced that Dr. Tom Campbell has joined the firm as a director in the Emeryville, California, office.
Dr. Campbell was a United States Congressman for five terms, serving on the Banking and Financial Institutions Committee, Judiciary Committee, International Relations Committee, and Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. House and Senate. From 2004 to 2005, he was director of finance for the State of California; and from 1981 until 1983, he was director of the Bureau of Competition at the Federal Trade Commission, in charge of all antitrust enforcement. He was a California state senator and rated the number-one overall state senator, the most ethical state senator, and the state senate’s best problem solver by the California Journal.
“We’re extremely pleased to have Tom join us,” stated David Teece, BRG Chairman and Principal Executive Officer. “He brings an impressive amount of experience from work in both the public and private sectors – I have no doubt he’ll be a tremendous asset.”
His positions in academics have included: Professor of Law, Stanford University; dean of the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley; and, currently, Professor of Business, Haas School, and Visiting Professor of Economics and Law at Chapman University in Orange, California. His volunteer teaching has included Ashesi University in Accra, Ghana; the School of Banking and Finance in Kigali, Rwanda; the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology in Kigali, Rwanda; and the University of Asmara in Asmara, Eritrea. Dr. Campbell has served on the corporate boards of Visa, Inc., Formfactor, and SPS. He has also taught statistical inference at the Federal Judicial Center’s school for federal judges.
Dr. Campbell holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He has published in the fields of law and economics, with specialization in antitrust, regulated industries, and employment law. He was an expert economic witness on behalf of Oracle in the Oracle-PeopleSoft merger, as well as a member of the consulting practices at National Economic Research Associates and LECG.