Cort Worthington is a lecturer at The University of California Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He teaches various leadership courses in the Haas full-time MBA program, the Berkeley Columbia Executive MBA program, the Evening Weekend MBA program, and the Haas Undergraduate Business program.
A leadership consultant, Worthington was co-founder of toy company Primordial, LLC, where he raised capital and served as Director of Operations. Prior to teaching at Berkeley, he worked for many years as a film producer, directing documentary crews around the world. He also spent fourteen seasons leading elite teams as a forest firefighter and parachuting U.S. Forest Smokejumper.
Films by Cort Worthington:
Where There's Smoke, Documentary film on Smokejumpers, the United States Forest Service fire fighters who parachute into wilderness areas to attack remote forest fires. © 1990 Illuminata, LLC.
Unarmed Commitment, Documentary profiling PBI, a United Nations recognized NGO focused on anti-death squad human rights efforts in Guatemala. © 1994 Illuminata, LLC.
Sun Cell, Documentary examining the human and productivity impact of Sun Microsystems’ five year reorganization of global manufacturing operations from a hierarchical structure into a cell team based model. Interview data utilized to facilitate iterative consulting process with senior Sun management. © 2000 Illuminata, LLC.
The Nueva School, Documentary on the nationally recognized school for gifted children in Hillsborough, CA. © 2005 Illuminata, LLC.
CCA One Hundred, Documentary profiling the California College of the Arts. © 2007 Illuminata, LLC.