Dr. Gottlieb has earned his Ph.D and two Masters Degrees from Columbia in Industrial and Management Engineering.
Before joining Temple he has been part of the teaching faculty at Rutgers for over 10 years and was the recipient of a number of teaching excellence awards. He was previously the Director of the International Executive MBA program at Rutgers University Business School.
Over the last 15 years, he has taught how to use Excel—and how to apply it effectively to various business disciplines—to thousands of MBA and Executive MBA students at Rutgers, Temple, NYU, Columbia and other universities. He has also instructed Excel application in business settings to over 20,000 participants in corporate seminars, conferences, and workshops. The participants were professionals from leading multinational companies as well as small private business corporations. Among them are Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer, Procteor & Gamble, Caterpillar, Vornado, El-Al Airlines, Microsoft, Intel, Boeing, NCR, Chrysler, Sealed Air, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, 3M, H-P, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
He has over more than 20 years of business/ and industry experience as a CEO of two manufacturing companies and as a senior consultant. He was the president of Peliplast, Inc., a plastics injection molding company specializing in computer printer cartridges; and managed a printer-ribbons manufacturing plant, DI-Tech, Inc. Dr. Gottlieb has also worked as an independent consultant and in a consulting ﬁrm on projects including the New York City Fire Department (simulations), Medicaid of NY State (data-mining), Bet-Shemesh Jet Engines (capital budgeting risk analysis) Israeli Aircraft Industries (supply chain management and procurement), Israeli Ministry of Defense (procurement), US DOD (simulations), New York Stock Exchange (data-entry quality control), CBS Records, Ricoh, Digital Corporation (supply chain management) and a number of others.