List of Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo alumni

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This page lists notable alumni of the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

Arts and media[edit]

"Weird Al" Yankovic
Bruce McPherson
Robert L. Gibson

Business[edit]

  • Richard Bergquist, Founder and former CTO, PeopleSoft[11]
  • Gary Bloom, Former Vice Chairman and President, Symantec Corporation[11]
  • Paul R. Bonderson, Jr., Businessman, Philanthropist. Co-founder, Brocade Communications Systems.[12]
  • James Griffin Boswell, Chairman of the board, J.G. Boswell Company
  • Susan Johnson (B.S., Industrial Engineering, 1977), CEO, Futura Industries; Named one of Forbes Most Powerful Women in 2011.[13]
  • David Karr, Co-founder, Guayaki[14]
  • Noel Lee, President and founder, Monster Cable[11]
  • Bob Mazzuca (B.S. History, 1970), Chief Scout Executive of Boy Scouts of America[15]
  • Farzad Nazem (B.S. Computer Science, 1981), former Chief Technology Officer of Yahoo![16]
  • Peter Oppenheimer (B.S. Ag Business, 1985), former Chief Financial Officer of Apple Computer[17]
  • Linda Ozawa Olds, Co-founder, Jamba Juice[11]
  • Kevin Peters, Co-founder, Jamba Juice[11]
  • Alex Pryor, Co-founder, Guayaki[14]
  • William H. Swanson (B.S. Industrial Engineering, 1973.) (born 1950), Chairman and CEO of Raytheon[10]
  • Joseph Vergara, Co-founder, Jamba Juice[11]

Politics and government[edit]

Military[edit]

  • Scott C. Black (born 1952), Lieutenant General (United States Army, Retired), 37th Judge Advocate General of the United States Army. He was the first Lieutenant General to hold that position.
  • David M. Boone (born 1960), Rear Admiral (United States Navy). Director, Shore Readiness, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Fleet Readiness and Logistics) for all 70 US Naval Bases worldwide. Former director of The White House Operations Center - The Shelter, as well as Camp David. [1]

Science and technology[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Football[edit]

Other[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography for Pedro Armendáriz". IMDB. 
  2. ^ "Michael Berryman". What A Character!. 
  3. ^ Kara Kelly Hallmark (2007). Encyclopedia of Asian American Artists. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 25–28. ISBN 978-0-313-33451-1. Retrieved 3 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Luke Chueh - Bio
  5. ^ Danny Gans - Bio
  6. ^ "Alumni - Art and Design - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo". Artdesign.calpoly.edu. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  7. ^ George Ramos
  8. ^ "Suzanne Roberts". Suzanne Roberts. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  9. ^ Cal Poly grad now 'monster of folk'
  10. ^ a b c d e f g Cal Poly Alumni Shine
  11. ^ a b c d e f "Our Alumni – Our People – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo". Calpoly.edu. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  12. ^ Brocade Communications Systems
  13. ^ Minna Wang (2012-05-21). "Futura leader inspires others". Standard.net. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  14. ^ a b "Guayaki History". Guayaki.com. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  15. ^ "Bob Mazzuca". Boy Scouts of America. 
  16. ^ "Farzad Nazem". Yahoo!. 
  17. ^ "Peter Oppenheimer". Apple Computer. 
  18. ^ "ASSEMBLYMAN TOM BERRYHILL". California State Assembly. 
  19. ^ "Senator Dennis Hollingsworth: Biography". California State Senate. 
  20. ^ "Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado". Lieutenant Governor of California. 
  21. ^ "California State University and Cal Poly Award Secretary of State Bruce McPherson Honorary Doctorate". Cal Poly. 
  22. ^ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/11/01/virgin-galactic-crash-pilot/18322677/
  23. ^ "Astronaut Bio: Greg Chamitoff". NASA. 
  24. ^ "Astronaut Bio: R. L. Gibson". NASA. 
  25. ^ ""Shrek" Lead Effects Animator, Aerospace Researcher, Three Other Grads Honored by Cal Poly College of Engineering". Cal Poly. 
  26. ^ http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/01/us/spaceshiptwo-incident/
  27. ^ http://www.milb.com/content/page.jsp?sid=t484&ymd=20050902&content_id=24686&vkey=roster.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  28. ^ "Kevin Correia Statistics". baseball-reference. 
  29. ^ "Casey Fien Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  30. ^ "Bud Norris Statistics". baseball-reference. 
  31. ^ "John Orton Statistics". baseball-reference. 
  32. ^ "Marijon Ancich". GoPoly.com. 
  33. ^ "NFL.com - Jordan Beck". NFL. 
  34. ^ "NFL.com - Chris Gocong". NFL. 
  35. ^ "John Madden - Cal Poly". 
  36. ^ a b c "Cal Poly: Athletic and Academic Excellence". Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  37. ^ "Chuck Liddell". USMTA.com. 
  38. ^ "Chuck Liddell UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014. 
  39. ^ "Chad Mendes UFC Bio". Retrieved 2014. 
  40. ^ "United States Olympic Committee - Plata, Victor". USA Olympic Team. Archived from the original on 2007-03-13. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 


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