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Economics, Business, and Finance

George Seyk

Lecturer in Economics and Business
Supervisor, Economics and Business Internships

Areas of Specialization

International Sales and Marketing
Emerging Markets
Chicago Business and Industry

Education

MA  Roosevelt University-Chicago
BA  De Paul University-Chicago
Post-Gradate Work  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Courses Taught

Emerging Markets Analysis
Global Cultures and International Business:  Chicago
Economics, Business, and Finance Internships

Professional Experience

Country Manager of Japan, Littelfuse, Inc. (1998-2005)

Managing Director of Littelfuse Korea (1996-1998)

Division Manager of International Marketing and Sales, Littelfuse,Inc. (1993-2005)

Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Adaptive Micro Systems, Inc. (1990-1992)

Director of International Marketing, The Cherry Corporation (1986-1990)

Export Sales Manager, The Cherry Corporation (1985-1986)

Distribution Marketing Manager, The Cherry Corporation (1982-1985)

Distributor Sales Manager, ITW:  Paktron Division (1980-1982)

Regional Sales Manager, Electronic Expeditors, Inc. (1977-1980)

Sales Representative, IBM:  Office Products Division (1973-1977)

Publications

Book Publication, Marketing Across Cultures in Asia, co-authored with Richard Gesteland, Copenhagen University Press, 2002.

Invited Talks/Teaching Experience

Guest Lecturer, MBA program/International Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison:  School of Business/Management Institute (1994-2006).

Institute Instructor, University of Wisconsin-Madison:  School of Business/Management Institute for Negotiation in World Markets, Managing Global Distribution Channels, Strategic Marketing Planning, Competitive Strategy for Senior Executives, and Negotiation in the Pacific Rim.

Guest Lecturer, Dansk Industries, Denmark, “Critical Factors for Success in the USA”, 2003.

Guest Lecturer, Waukesha County Technical College, “Marketing and Negotiation Across Cultures”, 2000.