Advisory Board Member Profile
Areas of Expertise
Customer First Culture, Principles of Customer Relationship Building, Accelerate & Improve Decisions with Data
2020 saw Alexander Schulz return to Southern California from a 30-month stint in Germany, launching industry research leader, IBISWorld’s first non-English speaking office.
Before returning to his roots in Germany, Schulz led business development efforts and managed sales for the Procurement division at IBISWorld, now called ProcurementIQ.
Prior to 2016 Schulz led west coast sales and business development efforts at Interfor, Inc., a leading international investigative and intelligence firm, working with Am Law 100s, F1000s as well as government agencies conducting corporate fraud investigations, internal inquiries, asset search and recovery efforts, due diligence investigations, and security/vulnerability assessments around the world.
As a German native, Mr. Schulz is fluent in German and conversational in Spanish. He was raised in Palm Springs, California, but graduated from high school at the Europäische Schule in Karlsruhe, Germany with a European Baccalaureate degree.
Mr. Schulz holds a J.D. from the Pepperdine School of Law, an International M.B.A. from the Graziadio School of Business & Management, an M.A. in Management from the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht in Wiesbaden, Germany and a B.A. in Economics and German, with a minor in nonprofit management from Pepperdine University. During his education, Mr. Schulz was involved in everything from Moot Court and American Humanics to the Student Bar Association and the Academic Ethics Committee. Besides leading academic projects for L’Oreal, Daimler, Henkel and others, Mr. Schulz also authored the legal article, The Doctrine of Company Opportunity with a Focus on the Delaware Limited Liability Company.
Currently Mr. Schulz consults for sales organizations, management teams and on procurement change efforts while also pursuing his passion for entrepreneurship. Since serving on the Board of the Barlow Respiratory Hospital Foundation, Mr. Schulz is extremely excited to now serve the UCI Board!