Our Team


Keith Gatto, Ph.D.

Director, Academic Affairs & Executive Education

kgatto@berkeley.edu | voice: (510) 644-4464

Dr. Gatto is committed to the success of each and every student. He has taught many master and doctoral level courses including the Psychological Foundations of Leadership, Psychology of Leading Work Groups and Teams, Leadership for Creativity and Innovation, Positive Leadership, and Psychology of Servant and Authentic Leadership. His graduate research focused on the impact of positive psychology on innovative work behavior from which he developed, in conjunction with Silicon Valley Industry leaders, the Executive Education Positive Leadership and Innovation. He presently serves as the Director of Academic Affairs for Executive Education and as the Faculty Lead for the Leadership and organizational development for Engineers at UC Berkeley’s college of Engineering. He also serves as a subject matter expert to the International Consultant to the Latin American Center for Applied Positive Psychology. Dr. Gatto has a PhD in organizational leadership from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, a Master of Education in psychology from Cambridge College, and a Bachelor of Science in business administration and marketing from Villanova University. He was recognized by UC Berkeley for his outstanding contributions to Staff Diversity Initiatives, and by the Haas School of Business for Leading through Innovation. Earlier in his career, he worked in account management, corporate training and marketing communications in the financial services industry for Vanguard, CIGNA, and MFS Investment Management while serving on the boards of the Greater Boston Business Council and the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards. He likes to hike, cook, do Tai Chi and enjoy theater in his free time.