Charles G. Jobs, Ph.D.
Dr. Charles G. Jobs is an associate professor in the Division of Business. Prior to coming to DeSales in Fall 2009, Dr. Jobs served as a full-time professor in the Business School at West Chester University from 2006-2009.
Dr. Jobs received a Ph.D. in international development from The University of Southern Mississippi, an MBA from Saint Joseph’s University, and a BA in business computer science from Bloomsburg University. His primary area of research is in social media as it relates to business. Since being at DeSales he has published several papers on international social media behaviors and is conducting research on social media ROI. His areas of interest include: social media, international business strategy, sales/marketing strategy, international economic development, green technologies, and student study abroad programs.
Prior to his academic career, Dr. Jobs was the general manager of SITA (Societe Internationale de Telecommunications Aeronautiques) business activity in North America for France Telecom (Orange). The SITA Business Unit in North America was a $150+ million per annum business unit. He also held sales management and/or information technology positions at British Telecom (BT), Eastern Telelogic (Comcast), Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, and Unisys. He has conducted business all over the world during his 20+ year professional career.
Dr. Jobs has been married for 20 years to his wife, Lisa, and has two sons, Christian and Alex. He likes to run, ski/snowboard, golf, and acquire and use knowledge.