Bruce Pasternack (born September 20, 1947) was the President and CEO of the Special Olympics International from 2005-2007. He served on the board of directors of Codexis (NASDAQ: CDXS), a biotechnology company based out of Redwood City California and Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACCL) and he is a former director of BEA Systems (NASDAQ: BEAS), Quantum Corporation (NYSE: QTM), and Symyx Technologies (NASDAQ: SMMX), as well. Prior to being a director for public companies, he was a Senior Vice President of Booz-Allen & Hamilton Inc. for over 20 years, and the Managing Partner of the firm's organization and strategic leadership center and its offices in California.
Prior to this assignment, he led Booz-Allen's energy, chemicals and pharmaceuticals practice. He was with Booz-Allen from 1976 until 2005.
Pasternack's government service includes head of energy policy at the Federal Energy Administration, principal staff to the White House Energy Resources Council and the President's Council on Environmental Quality. He is a member of the Board of Directors of LifeSpring Home Nutrition and Special Olympics International, and serves on the Advisory Board of USC's Center for Effective Organizations.
Pasternack has also co-authored two business books, The Centerless Corporation (1998) and Results (2005). The ideas introduced by the book Results are featured on the website www.orgdna.com.
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