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Jean-Paul Tennant

Visiting Lecturer


Jean-Paul (JP) Tennant will be co-teaching EECS 16B in Fall 2023. He received a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, an M.S. in EECS from our department, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business. He served in a variety of roles in the US Navy, was a mathematics teacher at Skyline High School, was the co-owner, CFO, and CEO of Geographic Expeditions, and most recently was the co-founder and chairman of the board of Peak 15 Systems. His areas of interest include systems and controls and robotics.


  • 2001, MBA, Finance, University of California, Berkeley – Haas School of Business
  • 1993, MS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1986, BSE, Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor