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GPS advisory board members

As a Brandeis GPS student, you'll experience degree programs and courses that are shaped by input from program-specific advisory boards. Our advisory board partnerships will equip you with even greater access to the applied skills you'll need to succeed in thriving, global industries.

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Digital Innovation for FinTech
Digital Marketing and Design
Health and Medical Informatics
Information Security Leadership
Learning Experience Design
Open Source Technology Management
Professional Development
Project and Program Management
Robotic Software Engineering
Software Engineering
Strategic Analytics
Technology Management
User-Centered Design


Enoch Huang Vice President, Simulation and Modeling Sciences Pfizer
Jason Johnson SVP, Chief Health Information Officer Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dagmar Ringe Professor Brandeis University
George Bell Director, Bioinformatics and Research Computing Whitehead Institute
Alyssa Antonopoulos Senior Bioinformatics Data Engineer Health Catalyst
Renee Deehan Kenney VP, Biology and Bioinformatics PatientsLikeMe
Kira Misura Vice President, R&D Alder Biopharmaceuticals

Digital Innovation for FinTech

Sarah McEneaney Partner, Digital Talent Lead PwC
Dinesh Chheha Co-Founder & Advisory Board Member Boston FinTech Sandbox
David Cotney Senior Advisor FS Vector
Bradley Leimer Co-Founder Unconventional Ventures
Darren Duffy Consultant Daren Duffy Inc.
Tim Boykin Corporate Counsel and Secretary WealthForge
Jason Henrichs Managing Director FinTech Forge
Lori Martel Vice President Platform Product Management Yodlee
Christine Loredo Vice President, Financial Technology Evangelism Envestnet
Kamran Hameed Business and Product Incubation PJC

Digital Marketing and Design

Arnold Sookram Director, Digital Experience & Innovation Starbucks
Chris Litster CEO Buildium, LLC
Ed Marsh Founder & Principal Consilium Global Business Advisors
Emily Griffin Sandler Content Marketing Manager 451 Research
John McDougall President McDougall Interactive
Michael Katz Director, Web & eCommerce LogMeIn
Rachel Wisch Senior Writer, Corporate Communications AIR Worldwide
Sarah Salbu Senior Employee Experience Manager Mendix
Christine Zimmerman Product Marketing Manager Curriculum Associates

Health and Medical Informatics

Rob Havasy  Senior Director, Connected Health HIMSS
Paul Bleicher CEO Optum Labs
Lassaad Fridhi

Sr. Director, Chief Compliance & Information Security Officer

C Space
Arthur Harvey Systems Vice President & Chief Information Officer  Boston Medical Center
Joel Reich Health Tech Advising/Consulting Joel J. Reich
Nicole Heim Executive Vice President and COO Milford Regional Medical Center
Diane Menasco Director of Nursing Informatics, Patient Care Services North Shore Medical Center

Information Security Leadership

Dennis Kallelis  Chief Security Officer IDEMIA
Don Anderson Jr. Chief Information Officer and SVP Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Ellen Rinaldi Retired, formerly Chief Security Officer Vanguard
Jim Zeoli Chief Information Officer PointClickCare
Joseph Davis Chief Security Advisor Microsoft
Ken Leeser Chief Information Security Officer Chrome River Technologies
Mark Arnold  Sr. Director, Security & Compliance, CISO  Navisite
Matthew Rosenquist  Cyber Security Strategist Intel
Sandy Silk Director, Information Security Education and Consulting Harvard University
Terry Haley Transformation Strategist Just One Security, LLC

Learning Experience Design

Carol Wright  Interim Director, Education Aliance Program  Infor
Glen Low Principle/Owner Mardigo
Jim Frey  Associate Director, Content Development Harvard Business School Online
Kevin Corcoran Executive Director, Digital Learning  Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
Laura Hibbler  Associate University Librarian for Research and Instruction  Brandeis University
Jason Gorman Founder and Managing Partner Jackrabbit Learning

Open Source Technology Management

Chris Aniszczyk  CTO & COO Cloud Native Computing Foundation
Deborah Bryant Senior Director Open Source and Standards Red Hat
Remy DeCausemaker Open Source Program Manager Twitter
Kevin Fleming Open Source Community Evangelist Bloomberg LP
Jeff McAffer Senior Director of Product GitHub
Mike Milinkovich Executive Director Eclipse Foundation
Molly de Blanc OSI Board President Open Source Initiative
Allison Randal Director Eigenstate, Ltd.
Zaheda Bhorat Head of Open Source Strategy Amazon Web Services

Professional Development

Sam Shoolman Director of Sales HubSpot
Mike Demshki Director, Strategic Business Development, Healthcare Analytics Intel Corporation
Daryl Juran Former Corporate Learning & Development Director New Balance
Jena Burgess Singleton Senior Manager: Culture & Diversity Cherry Bekaert LLP
Nick Anway Senior Manager, Digital Product Delivery Fidelity Investments

Project and Program Management

Barbara Hubert Enterprise Project Manager KORE Software
Deb Giancursio Project/Program Manager BCBSMA
Ed Anderson Vice President/Project Manager State Street
Erin Seiden Senior Program Manager MathWorks
Kari Heistad CEO Culture Coach International
Mohan Nair Senior Director Schneider Electric
Steve Winig Executive Director Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
Victoria Phillips Director, Enterprise Information Office MA Department of Environmental Protection
Rupal Patel Program Manager, Cloud Infrastructure Resource Management Google

Robotic Software Engineering

Ben Axelrod Principal Robotics Software Engineer iRobot
Chris Quick Founder and CEO RealBotics, Inc.
Jeremy Marvel Computer Scientist National Institute of Standards and Technology
Santiago Olivera Lead Computer Intelligence Engineer Neurala
Spencer Krause Director of Product Development SKA Robotics
Chris Miller Head of Robotics John Hancock

Software Engineering

Joe Fitzgerald Software Engineer  LiveData Utilities 
Aarthi Muralidaren  Software Quality Engineering Manager  Pearson
Jennifer Lytwynec Mulready Software Engineering Senior Manager BAE Systems
Jesse Mazur Senior Director of Engineering Meredith Corp.
Ryan Casillo Senior Director, Software Engineering HighRes Biosolutions
Richard Gianattasio VP R&D, Alternative Investments Intralinks
Subhadra Mahanti Principal Software Engineer Medtronic
Deb MacCallum Vice President of Software Engineering Pegasystems
Suneetha Gonuguntla Director, Customer Support Salesforce

Strategic Analytics

Elaine Salloway President & CEO Salloway & Associates, inc.
Eric Siegel Founding Chair/Author Predictive Analytics World & Text Analytics World
LyNea Tomas Manager, Sales Operations Pegasystems
Stephen Howe Sr. Product Manager Copyright Clearance Center
Steve Root Cybersecurity Specialist Cisco
Janak Joshi SVP and Chief Technology Officer lifeIMAGE
Marlo Cobb Senior Director, Enterprise Data & Analytics Staples
Sasha Esterkes Data & Analytics Delivery Engine Lead C Space
Charles Givre Lead Data Scientist, Vice President, COO CSO Deutsche Bank

Technology Management

Elizabeth Osborne  Enterprise Program Manager People's United Bank
M. Chris O'Connor Divisional Information Technology Management MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Patrick Masson General Manager and Director Open Source Initiative (OSI)
Tom Doyle Chief Information Officer Belmont Instrument
Phil Holberton Founder and President  Speaking of Leadership® 
Eric Solomont Enterprise Architecture Lead Fallon Health
Jim Rosenblum Director of Software Development Amazon Services
Colleen Donahue-Bean People Strategy Executive Self-employed
Melissa Brenner VP, Integrations & Operational Strategy Eliassen Group

User-Centered Design

Adam Goss Principle User Experience Designer iRobot
Alex Fedorov Co-Founder and Director of User Experience Fresh Tilled Soil
Brian McLaughlin Chief Experience Officer BottomLine Technologies
Dan Speca Director, Design Strategy EY-Intuitive
Douglas Gibson Former: Cyber Human Systems Engineer (retired) MIT Lincoln Library
Peter Picone  Owner & Chief Design Officer Half-Tide Designs, Inc.
Rachel Kern Senior User Experience Designer Imprivata
Todd Chapin Director of Product Management  Audible Inc.
William C. Barnert User Experience Designer (Retired) City of Cambridge, GLBT Commission
Chris Hass Independent Consultant Chris Hass
Rebecca Devaney  Co-Founder Culture Theory
Lou Susi Experience Designer  Arbor Networks 
Jason Bowden Director, UX Design Fidelity Investments


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