EC-Council University Staff
|Drumm McNaughton, Ph.D.
Chief Academic Officer and Provost
EC-Council University welcomes Dr. Drumm McNaughton as its new Chief Academic Officer and Provost.
Dr. McNaughton is a recognized thought leader in change management and leadership, and one of a select group with senior leadership experience in academe, nonprofits, and business.
Over the course of his career he has worked with King Saud, Chapman, Central Michigan, Capella, and Trident University; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Los Angeles Unified School District; and multiple universities, including department chair for graduate leadership studies at Trident University, and has taught for Central Michigan and Chapman University, as well as multiple online universities.
His corporate, nonprofit and military experiences include having served as COO of two high tech startups, eCommerce Manager at Dell Computer, Chair & CEO of the US standards body for management consultants, and piloting Navy reconnaissance aircraft.
Dr. McNaughton has been recognized for excellence throughout his career, including having been named Chair Emeritus, Fellow, and Life Member of the Institute of Management Consultants USA, and a Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He has lived overseas 19 years and traveled to / worked in 50+ countries, and understands organizations and people, blending a futuristic view of the journey with the practical wisdom needed for building the trust that cements commitment to a shared vision to ensure success.
Dr. McNaughton earned his PhD and MA in Human & Organizational Systems from the Fielding Graduate Institute, and a BS in Physics from the US Naval Academy. He and his wife enjoy golf, traveling (especially to Hawaii), reading, and working out.