Curriculum Vitae


Name: Windham E. Loopesko

Born: 1948

Nationality: U.S. and French Citizen


  • English: Native speaker

  • French: Bilingual

  • German: Conversational

  • Polish: Conversational

  • Italian: Reading Knowledge

  • Spanish: Reading Knowledge


  • Harvard University: Juris Doctor, 1975

  • University of Chicago: Master of Business Administration, 1974

  • Catholic University of Louvain — Belgium: Troisième License in Applied Economics, 1974

  • Dartmouth College: Bachelor of Arts, 1970

      • Phi Beta Kappa (1970), high honors in government

Academic Employment

  • University of Colorado Denver, Instructor in international business, January 2011 – present.

  • Visiting Professor, EM Strasbourg Business School, December 2017

  • Visiting Professor, University of Economics at Katowice (Poland), 2009-2015

  • Visiting Professor, Politechnika Gdańska, 2013-2017

  • Visiting Professor, L’Institut Scientifique et Technique des Ingénieurs de Lyon (Lyon 1), 2004-2007

W. E. Loopesko & Associates, Inc., 1983-present

  • Assisted European and American firms in solving commercial, regulatory and legal problems overseas (some 200 clients, over 200 trips to Europe)

  • Specialized in bringing together the team of experts necessary to achieve client’s specific objectives and oversees the implementation of the client’s strategies. Specific services include negotiation of licensing, distribution and representation agreements; preparation of business plans, setting up and administering legal entities

  • General focus was small/medium sized clients; some larger clients were:

      • Timken Corporation

      • Allied Signal

      • Thales

      • ABB

      • General Motors

      • IBM

      • Hewlett Packard

  • Some public sector clients include:

      • Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington

      • French Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Innovation

      • State of Oklahoma

      • State of Wyoming

      • City of Katowice (Poland)

      • Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Other Business Activities

  • Chairman of the Board, PuppTech, Inc. (pet-related internet-of-things start-up), 2016-2021

  • Manager of Business Development, Foods Division, Sandoz AG, Berne, Switzerland.

Legal Work

  • Battle, Fowler, Jaffin, Pierce & Kheel, New York City, New York.

  • Corporate associate in 80-person law firm. 1979-1981.

  • Lord, Day & Lord, New York City, New York.

  • Corporate associate in 115-person law firm. 1977-1979.

  • Securities & Exchange Commission, Washington, DC.

  • Staff attorney, Division of Market Regulation. 1975-1977.


  • President, Auraria Library Development Board — Denver, Colorado

  • World Trade Center Denver (Former Executive Committee member) — Denver, Colorado

  • Member of Board of Trustees, Denver Public Library Friends Foundation — Denver, Colorado

  • Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Elder — Denver, Colorado

  • Military & Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem