Topics Advisors
Innovation/Entrepreneurship Knut Blind, Stephen Kwan, Paul Leonardi, Erik Puskar, Dennis Roberson, Willy Shih, Mark Werwath, Howard Wolfman
Supply Chain/Ecosystem Richard Forselius, Alec McMillan
Smart Systems/Internet of Things George Arnold, Jim Davis, Celeste Fralick, Alec McMillan, Jim Olshefsky, Dennis Roberson, Hiroshi Yamamoto
Sustainability George Arnold, Knut Blind, Richard Forselius, Daniele Gerundino, Howard Wolfman
Standards Development Knut Blind, Richard Forselius, Daniele Gerundino, Alec McMillan, Jim Olshefsky, Deborah Prince, Erik Puskar, Dennis Roberson, Howard Wolfman
All fields Paul Clyde, Janice Ginsberg, Bill Handy, Patrick Whitney

George Arnold

George Arnold

    CEO, Tercio Solutions which develops real time optimization platforms for factory floor operations. Former Director, Standards Coordination Office. Joined NIST in 2006 after a 33-year career in the telecommunications and information technology industry. Full Bio
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    Knut Blind

    Knut Blind

      Widely published, Chair for Standardisation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) head new research group Public Innovation at the Fraunhofer Institute of Open Communication Systems in Berlin, and professor of innovation economics at Berlin University of Technology. Full Bio
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      Paul Clyde

      Paul Clyde

        Director, Living Business Models Initiative; Lecturer, Business Economics and Public Policy and Academic Director, Part-Time MBA program at the Ross School of Business (University of Michigan.) Over the past ten years he has advised or run over 40 health-care projects in ten different emerging markets.Full Bio
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        Jim Davis

        Jim Davis

          Vice Provost IT, Chief Academic Technology Officer and Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UCLA.  Co-founder (and board member) of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition. Full Bio
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          Richard Forselius

          Richard Forselius

            Design for Environment & Safety (DfES) Program Leader at Sikorsky Aircraft (previously, 27 years as Manager - Records & Standards, United Technologies Hamilton Sundstrand; Adjunct Professor at University of New Haven; Instructor at The National Graduate School; Adjunct Instructor at Albertus Magnus College. Full Bio
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            Celeste Fralick

            Celeste Fralick

              Staff Architect/Principal Engineer, Analytic Products and Technologies, Internet of Things Solutions Group at Intel Corporation. Full Bio
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              Janice Ginsberg

              Janice Ginsberg

                President, Strategic Marketing International, Inc. a strategic planning and consulting firm, headquartered in Northfield Illinois which operates in nine countries and across many industries. Full Bio
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                Daniele Gerundino

                Daniele Gerundino

                  For 15 years, Strategic Adviser to the Secretary-General, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) – member of the ISO Central Secretariat top management team. Full Bio
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                  Bill Handy

                  Bill Handy

                    Coordinator of Medill’s Global Journalism Program, and an assistant professor. For more than 30 years, he was an editor and publishing executive working in mainstream journalism (newspapers and the Associated Press) as well as niche-market periodicals, books and a dot.com start-up/failure. Full Bio
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                    Stephen Kwan

                    Stephen Kwan

                      Interim Associate Dean of the Lucas Graduate School of Business, San Jose State University, Professor (and department founder), Department of Management Information Systems specifically the Service Science, Management, Engineering, and Design (SSMED) research and academic program at SJSU. NISTgrantee. Full Bio
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                      Paul Leonardi

                      Paul Leonardi

                        Widely published, Professor of Technology Management with an endowed chair, and founding faculty director of the new Master of Technology Management (MTM) Professional Degree Program at UC Santa Barbara. Full Bio
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                        Alec McMillan

                        Alec McMillan

                          Director, Global Standards and Trade, Rockwell Automation. His 40 years of experience in Industrial Automation in multiple Geographies and roles have involved him in R&D, applications, systems integration, sales and corporate business development. Full Bio
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                          Jim Olshefsky

                          Jim Olshefsky

                            Director of External Relations for ASTM International where he has worked for 15 years. Leads ASTM academic initiatives. Full Bio
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                            Deborah Prince

                            Deborah Prince

                              In Standards with UL since 1995, currently Standards Process Manager.  Chairs 35 Standards Technical Panels; also Chair of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee on Education. Full Bio
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                              Erik Puskar

                              Erik Puskar

                                Manager for Global Standards & Information within the Standards Coordination Office at the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST.) Vice-chair of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee on Education; Chair of the International Committee for Education About Standardization (ICES). Full Bio
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                                Dennis A. Roberson

                                Dennis A. Roberson

                                  Vice Provost for Research at Illinois Institute of Technology  with over-all responsibility for  research efforts and relationships with various corporate partners, and Research Professor in Computer Science. Prior to IIT, had an extensive corporate career including major business and technology responsibilities at Motorola, IBM, DEC (now part of HP), AT&T, and NCR. Full Bio
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                                  Willy Shih

                                  Willy Shih

                                    Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Management Practice in Business Administration, Harvard Business School.  Wrote or co-authored more than 125 cases and teaching materials. Spent 28 years in industry at IBM, Digital Equipment, Silicon Graphics, Eastman Kodak, and Thomson SA. Full Bio
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                                    Mark Werwath

                                    Mark Werwath

                                      Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Masters in Engineering Management, Northwestern University. Over 30 years industry experience. Full Bio
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                                      Patrick Whitney

                                        Dean of the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology, and the Steelcase/Robert C. Pew Professor of Design. Full Bio
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                                        Howard Wolfman

                                        Howard Wolfman

                                          Principal, Lumispec Consulting; Adjunct Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago. Has held numerous leadership positions in domestic and international standards and trade organizations including ANSI, IEC, IEEE, NEMA, UL and CSA.  20 years of experience with AT&T, 20 years with Motorola as well as extensive experience in engineering, standards and specification development, manufacturing, and quality.  Full Bio

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                                          Hiroshi Yamamoto

                                          Hiroshi Yamamoto

                                            IBM Distinguished Engineer and the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Global Electronics Industry. Also visiting professor, Hosei University in Tokyo. Full Bio
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