Ahmed Banafa has extensive experience in operations and management, as well as a research background in a variety of techniques and analysis. He has served as a reviewer and technical contributor for the publication of several business and technical books. His experience includes serving as an instructor in business and technology at several universities and colleges, including the University of California, Berkeley, California State University-East Bay, San Jose State University and University of Massachusetts. He is the recipient of several awards, including Distinguished Tenured Staff Award of 2013, Business Program Instructor of the year for 2013 and 2014 and the Parthenon award for best instructor in 2012, 2010 and 2003, and Certificate of Honor for Instructor from the City and County of San Francisco. Banafa is included in the 2000 to 2001 "Who’s Who in Finance and Industry."