Salah Bendifallah

Profile PictureDr. Salah Bendifallah has a passion for consulting in the areas of teamwork facilitation, global project management, process improvement, and change management. His sensitivity to cross-cultural workplaces is informed by a broad background in technology and business as well as by his multicultural upbringing in North Africa and his familiarity with globalization issues such as in emerging African countries. His experience with cross-cultural business matters spans over two decades of involvement in information technology and related industries, including the software, aerospace, insurance, and healthcare industries. In various roles such as software engineer, knowledge management researcher, lecturer, senior scientist, and start-up executive, he has gained insight into the pivotal role that cross-cultural interaction plays in the success of projects small and large -- from those undertaken by homogeneous, co-located start-up teams to those carried out by diverse teams spanning multiple time zones or hemispheric divides.

Salah's educational background includes a Masters degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University, a graduate certificate in problem-solving and decision-making as well as a Masters degree in machine intelligence from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Southern California (USC). Aside from English, Salah is also fluent in French and in conversational Arabic and Berber.

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