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entrepreneur , finance and engineering educator

Peter John Kolesar, American finance and engineering educator, entrepreneur. Recipient Systems Science prize North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1976. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Operations Research Society of America (council 1980-1983, Lanchester prize 1976), Institute Management Sciences, American Statistical Association, American Society Quality Control.

Background

Kolesar, Peter John was born on November 25, 1936 in New York City. Son of John Michael and Agnes (Vajda) Kolesar.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Queens College, 1959;Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Columbia University, 1959;Master of Science, Columbia University, 1962;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1964.

Career

Systems analyst Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1959-1961. Lecturer Imperial College, London, 1964-1965. Assistant professor School Engineering Columbia University, New York City, 1965-1970, professor Graduate School Business, since 1975, research director Deming Center Quality Management, 1990.

Senior analyst Rand Corporation, 1971-1974. Examiner Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, 1990-1991. Chairman management committee Montana Fly Company, LLC, 1999-2003.

President, Montgomery Lake Association, since 2001. Board directors The Juran Institute. Consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Management Science. Editor-at-large Interfaces, since 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Operations Research Society of America (council 1980-1983, Lanchester prize 1976), Institute Management Sciences, American Statistical Association, American Society Quality Control.

Connections

Married Nicole Bordat, May 30, 1969 (divorced 1981). Children: Lara, Alexandre. Married Miriam Larsson, June 18, 1988.

1 child, Angelica.

father:
John Michael Kolesar

mother:
Agnes (Vajda) Kolesar

spouse:
Nicole Bordat

spouse:
Miriam Larsson

child:
Lara Kolesar

child:
Alexandre Kolesar

child:
Angelica Kolesar