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 McKinsey & Co., Deloitte, and Ernst & Young.
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.
Previously, Jeff was a Director of E-Biz (an Internet startup), City of Hope Medical Center, High Technology Group, Lorien Systems (a systems integrator) and Chrysalis (a homeless employment organization). He was also a Trustee of the California School of Professional Psychology and on the Board of SO/CAL/TEN. He is currently a Trustee of the California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, and a Director of the South-Central Gifted Scholars Foundation, which provides mentoring and scholarships to minorities in Los Angeles. Jeff, along with Bill Novelli and Tom Koutsoumpas, also co-founded, and is on the Board of C-TAC, the Coalition to Transfer Advanced Care, a coalition of leading delivery systems, managed care and academic not-for-profits developing a new model of quality cost effective care for advanced illness and end of life.
He received a Ph.D. 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.