Bacon, Kevin | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S. in Economics, London School of Economics
  • B.A. in Political Science, University of California, Davis
Teaching Areas
  • Finance, Management and Leadership (including non-profits)

Kevin Bacon has more than 30 years of experience providing consulting services to public sector organizations. He is retired from IBM Business Consulting Services, where he was a vice president in its public sector consulting practice. Prior to joining IBM, he was a senior partner and consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in their government consulting practice. He has consulted with public agencies at the federal, state and local levels, as well as with several international organizations, and has led large projects designed to improve the quality, cost and timeliness of public services. In his management roles with PwC and IBM, he was responsible for developing consulting staffs, oversight of major client accounts, marketing and sales efforts, and quality and risk management functions. He was a senior consultant to the California Legislature on tax and public finance issues. From 2004 to 2015 he was a trustee of the University of California Davis Foundation and served for two terms as board chairman. He has taught at the LBJ School since fall 2006 in the Master of Public Affairs (MPAff) and the Executive Master in Public Leadership (EMPL) programs. 

Media Expertise
  • Veteran affairs
  • Education Policy
  • Public Administration & Management
  • Public services
  • Social services
  • Transportation


NewsApril 30, 2012
LBJ School Professor Kevin Bacon Named 2012 Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence at UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Kevin Bacon, Adjunct Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, has been named the 2012 Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.


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