Steven Gavenas

Humanities and Sciences


Steve is adjunct professor helping students learn the fundamentals of business and economics. He is a long-time business manager and strategist, working with and consulting to Fortune 500 as well as smaller companies and organizations worldwide. He currently advises media companies with a boutique consulting firm based in Los Angeles. Among previous adventures he was an Associate Principal at the consultancy McKinsey & Company, the first Executive Vice President of Programming at XM Satellite Radio, and deputy manager of the US resettlement operation for Indochinese refugees in Thailand.  He is also a practicing artist with an MFA from ArtCenter.


  • Business and Economics
  • The Global Economy