Director of Leadership and Communication, Special Advisor
Founder and Managing Director, CCI, Inc.
Jeffrey A. Weiss, PhD
Jeff Weiss founded CCI, Inc. in 1986. CCI runs exclusive ongoing forums where CEOs and senior executives from Global 1000 firms and large healthcare systems can explore strategies and growth. CCI is partnered with major global consulting firms. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCLA, where he co-leads the Leadership Program for UCLA/Rand National Clinician Scholars Program (Formerly Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars).
In 1983, Jeff co-founded the Southern California Technology Executives Network (SO/CAL/TEN), a CEO development organization composed of 210 technology chief executives and sponsored by leading venture capital, investment banking, major law and search firms. SO/CAL/TEN was recognized by Inc. and Fortune as one of the first and most successful high-tech networking organizations.
Previously, he was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Bio-Behavioral Sciences at the UCLA Medical School and served as Director of the Department of Behavior Medicine at the UCLA/San Bernardino County Medical Center, where he taught Family Medicine and Introduction to Psychiatry to UCLA/UCR Medical Students. He is a licensed Psychologist specializing in behavioral medicine, achievement motivation and career strategy.
Formerly, Jeff was a Director at City of Hope Medical Center; High Technology Group; Chrysalis, a homeless employment organization; Homeboy Industries; and MindCare Solutions, a venture-funded Telepsychiatry Firm spun out of Vanderbilt and Equality Health (Strategic Advisory Board). He was also a Trustee of the California School of Professional Psychology and a Trustee of the California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.
Currently, he is a Trustee and was a Founding Director of Thrive Scholars, which provides mentoring and scholarships to gifted minorities nationally. Jeff is also on the Board of AltaMed Foundation and RAND Health.
He received a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an MS in Organizational Development from the California School of Professional Psychology and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Tennessee Medical School.