» Greg Autry
Adjunct Faculty

George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Greg Autry
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Bachelor of Arts in History
University of California, Irvine, Master of Business Administration


California Polytechnic University, BA
University of California, Master of Business Administration
University of California, PhD Candidate in Management 


Greg Autry is an award winning educator, author, and a serial entrepreneur. He served as a lecturer in business strategy, entrepreneurship and economics at the Merage School of Business, UC Irvine from 2002-2008. He is currently completing a PhD in Management (in the area of Public Policy and Economics) at Merage. His research focuses on the role of government in the emergence of new communities of entrepreneurial organizations, specifically in California’s growing New Space industry.

Mr. Autry is the co-author of Death by China (2011). Martin Sheen narrated a documentary film based on the book. Mr. Autry also writes regularly on business, economics and policy for major news outlets. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, OC Register, and the San Francisco Chronicle as well as in the Huffington Post, where he has a regular column.

Mr. Autry has founded several small technology companies in Southern California and has sold two of these. His firm, Network Corps, develops and supports enterprise software for California’s largest health care provider and offers a mobile application for brands and movements to leverage their most dedicated users in the growth of their social networks.

Mr. Autry serves as Senior Economist with the American Jobs Alliance and as Economist with the Coalition for a Prosperous America, two non-profit organizations dedicated to restoring America’s competitive position in manufacturing and trade. He regularly speaks on business development and fair trade issues. He has spoken to the Canadian Parliament and testified to the United States Congress on China. 

Selected Publications

Navarro, P. and Autry, G. 2011. Death by China: Confronting the Dragon, A Global Call to Action. A Prentice Hall/Pearson Book

Autry, G. 2012. “New Space”, Global Trade: 82-91.     

Autry, G. and Navarro P. 2009. “Leveraging Business Cycle Ups and Downs”,  Financial Executive Magazine: 36–41.

Autry, G., 2001. “Space Policy, Intergenerational Ethics, and the Environment,” Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Annual Conference (SPACE 2011), AIAA2011-7033.