Fardad Fateri, Ph.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Fardad Fateri is President, Chief Executive Officer, and Board Director at International Education Corporation. IEC owns and operates accredited colleges across the United States offering career focused programs preparing students for high demand professions across multiple industries. He has held this post since January 2008.
Dr. Fateri is part of a very small group of chief executives in American higher education today with significant experience in the imperative but rare interwoven triad of academic, operations, and business verticals. In his over 25 years of experience in higher education, Dr. Fateri has served as professor, department chair, dean, regional director, college president, division president, chief academic officer, board director, and president & CEO.
Dr. Fateri has taught for many years both on-ground and online, has published regularly, and presents at regional as well as national conferences. He also serves on several boards and commissions.
Dr. Fateri received his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California; earned his Master of Arts degree from California State University; holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Alliant International University in San Diego, California and completed the "Management and Leadership in Education" program at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.