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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.

View advisory board members in:

Digital Innovation for FinTech
Digital Marketing and Design
Health 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 Emeritus Brandeis University
George Bell Director, Bioinformatics and Research Computing Whitehead Institute
Alyssa Antonopoulos Associate Director, Precision Medicine Health Catalyst
Renee Deehan VP, Computational Biology  QuartzBio
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, Head of Product Delta Dental Ins.
Christine Loredo Vice President, Financial Technology Evangelism Envestnet
Kamran Hameed Business and Product Incubation PJC
Debarshi Nandy Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Professor of Global
Finance, International Business School
Brandeis University
Amit Chogle Director Enterprise Business Process Management Commonwealth Financial Network

Digital Marketing and Design

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

Health Informatics

Rob Havasy  Senior Director, Connected Health HIMSS
Paul Bleicher Principal  Evident Health Strategies
Lassaad Fridhi

VP and Chief Information Security Officer 

Frontline Education 
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
Jon Azzariti Senior Manager Patient Safety  athenahealth

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 OnCorps
Mark Arnold  VP Advisory Services, vCISO Practice  LARES
Matthew Rosenquist  Chief Information Security Officer Eclipz.io, Inc. 
Sandy Silk Director, Information Security Education and Consulting Harvard University
Terry Haley Principal Consultant  Just One Security, LLC

Learning Experience Design

Carol Wright  Interim Director, Education Aliance Program  Infor
Glen Low Principle/Owner Mardigo
Jim Frey  Director, Learning Design  ExecOnline, Inc.
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 Lead Spotify
Kevin Fleming Open Source Community Evangelist Bloomberg LP
Jeff McAffer Senior Director of Product GitHub
Mike Milinkovich Executive Director Eclipse Foundation
Joshua Simmons OSI Board President and Open Source Strategist Open Source Initiative and Salesforce
Allison Randal Open Source Inventor Oxide Computer Company
Zaheda Bhorat Head of Open Source Strategy Amazon Web Services
Nithya Ruff Executive Director, Open Source Program Office Comcast

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 Digital Program Advisor  Resillient Democracy 
Kari Heistad CEO Culture Coach International

Project and Program Management

Barbara Hubert Enterprise Project Manager KORE Software
Deb Giancursio Project/Program Manager Consultant
Ed Anderson Vice President/Project Manager State Street
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 Principal Lead Computer Intelligence Engineer Neurala
Spencer Krause Director of Product Development SKA Robotics
Chris Miller Head of Robotics John Hancock
Subhadra Mahanti Software Engineering Manager  Medtronic

Software Engineering

Joe Fitzgerald Senior Applications Engineer  Oracle
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
Deb MacCallum Vice President of Engineering CloudHealth by VMware
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 Solutions Consultant  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, Analytics Delivery Charles River Laboratories
Sasha Esterkes Director of Audience Insights & Market Research John Hancock
Charles Givre Vice President, Product Ownder JPMorgan Chase & Co. 

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 Medical Technologies
Phil Holberton Founder and President  Speaking of Leadership® 
Eric Solomont Founder CE IT Management Services
Jim Rosenblum Director of Software Development Amazon Services
Colleen Donahue-Bean Executive Director, Learning & Development Verizon
Melissa Brenner VP, Integrations & Operational Strategy Eliassen Group

User-Centered Design

Adam Goss Principle User Experience Designer The RepTrak Company 
Alex Fedorov Vice President of Design ADK Group
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  Former: Owner & Chief Design Officer (retired) Half-Tide Designs, Inc.
Rachel Kern Senior User Experience Designer Imprivata
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  NETSCOUT
Jason Bowden Director, UX Design Fidelity Investments


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