faculty – Cort Worthingon


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, Cort 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 fire fighter and parachuting U.S. Forest Smokejumper.
Cort holds an MA in Communication from Stanford University, an MBA from Columbia University Business School (finance, marketing) and an MBA from U.C. Berkeley (leadership). His organizational client list includes Exxon Mobil, Oracle, the U.S. Army, Kaiser, McKesson, Stanford University, and Sun Microsystems.
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