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Mike Pouraryan

Contributing Faculty

School of Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Pouraryan has had over 20 years of experience in Operations, Finance, and Administration for Small to Medium Size Businesses, start-ups, and publicly held companies. His Public Service and Political Work have included serving as an intern on the Staff of a LA City Councilman, working as a poll watcher for a Congressional Candidate, serving as an Elections Coordinator for Orange County, serving as a member of the City of Laguna Niguel Public Safety Committee in addition to serving as a Traffic Commissioner for the City of Laguna Niguel--with stints as Vice Chair and Chair.

He has had the privilege to teach for quite a few years--this is as he worked on launching a number of startups including "The Daily Outsider" -a network dedicated to "Transform the Conversation About Our World". He also serves as an NCO in the California State Guard. He holds an MPA and an MBA and a Doctorate from Walden University.