Linda Oubre

LINDA OUBRE was appointed Dean of the College of Business at San Francisco State University in July 2012. Oubre’s goals for the College include expanding connections with the business community, attracting more students and raising revenue. She has more than two decades of corporate development and operating experience.  Oubre served as president and CEO of LSO Ventures, a new venture investment and consulting firm.  She was also co-founder, director and president-COO of BriteSmile, Inc., responsible for the launch and on-going management of the world’s first “one-hour teeth whitening spas.” Before the founding of BriteSmile, she served as president of Tri Com Ventures where she specialized in new venture planning and start-ups. Oubre was general manager of new business development for the Los Angeles Times, director of operations for Walt Disney Publishing and manager of planning for both the Times Mirror Company and Walt Disney’s consumer products and retail division. A native of Los Angeles, and a first-generation college graduate, Oubre earned her B.A., cum laude, in economics from UCLA in 1980, and her M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School in 1984. @lindaoubre

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