Dr. Gatto has held various academic management and leadership positions at the University of California, and currently serves as the director of academic affairs for executive and professional programs in the College of Engineering. The recipient of a PhD in organizational leadership from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology as well as a Master of Education in psychology from Cambridge College and a Bachelor of Science in business administration and marketing from Villanova University, he has taught courses and presented executive education lectures on leadership and team building, the psychology of leadership, technology leadership, business ethics, human relations in the workplace, and the psychology of success. In addition, he has conducted research focused on the impact of positive psychology on innovative work behavior. He presently serves as an International Consultant to the Latin American Center for Applied Positive Psychology as an editor for their journal, and as a Scientific Advisory Board Member for Life Lab, a Paris-based training and advisory company whose mission is to help entrepreneurs prevent burnout and depression using positive psychology and mindfulness. Before pursuing a career in higher education, he was employed in account management, corporate training and marketing communications roles in the financial services industry for such companies as Vanguard, CIGNA, and MFS Investment Management. He also served on the boards of the Greater Boston Business Council and the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards.