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Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC) Members

The Dean's Advisory Council advises the Dean of SICE on strategies to fulfill the School's mission by offering counsel on aligning curriculum with current industry needs, creating internship and employment opportunities for students, opening research channels, and building an increasingly diverse student body and workforce.

  • Councilors

    Raj Acharya
    Member since 2016
    Dean
    IU School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
    Bloomington, IN
    Joe Adams
    Member since 2015
    Former CTE
    Interactive Intelligence
    Indianapolis, IN
    Don Aquilano
    Member since 2001
    Managing Director
    Allos Ventures
    Indianapolis, IN
    Tony Armstrong
    Member since 2017
    VP, CEO
    IU Research & Technology Corporation (IURTC)
    AVP
    IU Office of the Vice President for Engagement
    Bloomington, IN
    Jean Balgrosky
    Member since 2014
    Founder
    Bootstrap Incubation
    Del Mar, CA
    David Breedlove
    Member since 2015
    VP of Customer and
    Distribution Services
    Cook Medical
    Bloomington, IN
    Chris Cason
    Member since 2017
    President
    Blue Horseshoe
    Indianapolis, IN
    Rich Clifton
    Member since 2017
    EVP of customer success operations
    NetApp (retired)
    Angola, IN
    Mary Czerwinski
    Member since 2003
    Research Manager
    (VIBE) Research Group
    Microsoft
    Seattle, WA
    Mary Delaney
    Member since 2011
    President of Onboard
    Solutions and Chair
    Career Builder and Aurico
    Chicago, IL
    Anand Deshpande
    Member since 2009
    Co-Founder, Chair, and
    Managing Director
    Persistent Systems Limited
    Pune, India
    Dustin DuBois
    Member since 2012
    Partner
    Ice Miller
    Indianapolis, IN
    David Frigstad
    Member since 2015
    Chair
    Frost and Sullivan
    Mountain View, CA
    Kent Hiller
    Member since 2017
    Partner
    Perscio
    Indianapolis, IN
    Parker Hinshaw
    Member since 2014
    CEO
    maxIT Healthcare
    Del Mar, CA
    Kent Holcomb
    Member since 2014
    Global Director of
    Global Web Production Services
    IBM
    Indianapolis, IN
    Mark Johnson
    Member since 2017
    Technology and Data Advisor
    Carmel Valley, CA
    Tom Kendra
    Member since 2010
    Board Member
    Persistent Systems
    Addison, TX
    David Krane
    Member since 2002
    CEO and Managing Partner
    Google Ventures
    Mountain View, CA
    Mike Langellier
    Member since 2014
    President and CEO
    TechPoint
    Indianapolis. IN
    Sara Laughlin
    Member since 2013
    Director (retired)
    Monroe County Library
    Bloomington, IN
    Fred Luddy
    Member since 2014
    Founder
    Service Now
    San Diego, CA
    Tom Luddy
    Member since 2017
    VP, Chief of Sales & Marketing
    Physicians Plus Insurance Corp.
    Madison, WI
    David Lundal
    Member since 2015
    CIO
    4D Healthware
    Chicago, IL
    Gary McGraw
    Member since 2005
    CTO
    Cigital
    Dulles, VA
    Anurag Mendhekar
    Member since 2012
    Founder and CTO
    Cinova
    Los Altos, CA
    Michael Mirro
    Member since 2017
    MD, Founder
    Parkview Mirro Center for Research & Innovation
    Fort Wayne, IN
    Jane Niederberger
    Member since 2003
    Principal
    Niederberger Ventures
    Indianapolis, IN
    Robert Nist
    Member since 2015
    VP and Information
    Officer of Medicines
    Development,
    Manufacturing and Quality
    Eli Lilly and Company
    Indianapolis, IN
    Tom O'Neil
    Member since 2010
    President
    Office Works
    Fishers, IN
    Christy Page
    Member since 2011

    President and Founder, Ugo Learning
    President, Christy Page
    Co-Founder, Option Six
    Bloomington, IN

    David Shane
    Member since 2017
    President, CEO
    LDI, Ltd. LLC
    Indianapolis, IN
    Bobby Schnabel
    Member since 2015
    CEO
    Association for Computing Machinery
    Boulder, CO
    Brian Schottlaender
    Member since 2012
    The Audrey Geisel University Librarian
    UC San Diego
    San Diego, CA
    John Shoemaker
    Member since 2017
    Board Member
    Extreme Networks, Inc.
    Los Gatos, CA
    Neel Sundaresan
    Member since 2013
    Partner Director, Microsoft
    Adjunct Professor, UC - Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz, CA
    Eric Tobias
    Member since 2017
    Partner
    High Alpha
    Indianapolis, IN
    Amy Warner
    Member since 2005
    Vice Chancellor for
    External Affairs
    IUPUI
    Indianapolis, IN
    Brad Wisler
    Member since 2010
    Co-Founder and Managing Partner
    SproutBox
    Bloomington, IN
    Alisa Wright
    Member since 2006
    Founder and CEO
    BioConvergence (now Singota Solutions)
    Bloomington, IN
    Cheng Wu
    Member since 2005
    Founder and Former Chair
    Azuki
    Saratoga, CA
  • Industry Advisors

    Eric Hauser
    Member since 2017

    VP of Engineering
    Drone Deploy
    San Francisco, CA

    Doug Kamradt
    Member since 2017

    Senior Director
    Salesforce
    San Francisco, CA

    Sanjeev Kumar
    Member since 2017

    Director of Engineering
    Uber
    San Francisco, CA

    Tom Liddell
    Member since 2017
    CEO
    Harmony Healthcare IT
    South Bend, IN
    Chris Myles
    Member since 2017
    UX/UI Designer
    eBay
    San Jose, CA
    Melanie Walker
    Member since 2017
    President
    TASUS/Tsuchiya Automotive Systems
    Bloomington, IN
  • Councilors Emeritus

    Gary Anderson Retired
    TL Ventures
    Nashville, IN
    Joanna Batstone VP, Lab Director, IBM Research-Australia
    CTO, IBM Australia & New Zealand
    IBM Research-Australia
    David Becker
    Chair and CEO
    First Internet Bank of Indiana
    Indianapolis, IN
    David Bowers Founder, CEO
    Sports & Entertainment Technology, LLC
    Indianapolis, IN
    Malorye Branca Managing Partner
    Word Control
    Boston, MA
    Sally Breen Independent Executive Office Professional
    Indianapolis, IN
    Andrei Broder Distinguished Scientist
    Google
    Mountain View, CA
    James Buher Retired
    MPRI
    Bloomington, IN
    Pat Callahan Partner
    Faegre Baker Daniels
    Indianapolis, IN
    John Cauffman Instructor
    Ivy Tech Community College
    Bloomington, IN
    Albert Chen Founder, Chair of the Board
    Telamon Corporation
    Carmel, IN
    Robert Cruise Chief Scientist
    NWSC-Crane
    Crane, IN
    Brian (Craig) Cumberland VP of Products
    GE Digital
    Seattle, WA
    Jean Del Santo Associate Professor
    University of Minnesota
    St. Paul, MN
    Gerry Dick Creator/ Host
    Inside Indiana Business
    Indianapolis, IN
    Scott Dorsey Managing Partner, High Alpha
    Founder, Exact Target
    Indianapolis, IN
    W. Roy Dunbar President of Global Tech and Ops
    CAST
    McLean, VA
    Stephen Ferguson Chairman of the Board
    Cook Group Inc.
    Bloomington, IN
    Gary Flake CTO
    Salesforce
    Seattle, WA
    Charles (Chuck) Franz CIO
    Cook Group Inc.
    Bloomington, IN
    Donna Gastevich Senior VP for Advancement and Campaign/Bicentennial Director
    University of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati, OH
    John Gibbs Co-Founder
    Interactive Intelligence
    Carmel, IN
    Lawrence Gigerich Managing Director
    Ginovus
    Indianapolis, IN
    Bryan Gray CEO, President
    MediaSuace
    Indianapolis, IN
    Michael Heim Corporate VP,  CIO
    Whirlpool Co.
    Benton Harbor, MI
    Trevor Heritage Senior VP
    Inspirata
    San Ramon,  CA
    Mark Hill Managing Partner
    Collina Ventures
    Indianapolis, IN
    Thomas Hirons President,  CEO
    Hirons
    Indianapolis, IN
    Scott Jones Inventor and Serial Entrepreneur
    Carmel, IN
    Vance Kershner President,  CEO
    LabWare
    San Francisco, CA
    Barbara Kew Retired
    Hill Rom
    Indianapolis, IN
    Monika Kroener President
    Crown Management Bloomington
    Bloomington, IN
    Peter Kroener CFO
    Crown Management Bloomington
    Bloomington, IN
    Laura Larimer IT Officer
    Indianapolis Public Schools
    Indianapolis, IN
    David Lee VP of Provider Engagement and Contracting for the State of Indiana
    Anthem
    Indianapolis, IN
    Perry Lipe Account Executive
    PowerLink Controller
    Indianapolis, IN
    David Mann Managing Partner, Co-Founder
    Spring Mill Venture Partners
    Indianapolis, IN
    Lee Marchant CEO
    LJM Enterprises
    Bloomington, IN
    Jane Martin General Partner
    Village Ventures
    Bloomington, IN
    Julie Meek Clinical Associate Professor (Ret.)
    Indiana University
    Indianapolis, IN
    Michael Mirro MD, Founder
    Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation
    Fort Wayne, IN
    William Monachino President
    MMY Consulting
    Indianapolis, IN
    Samuel Odle Senior Policy Advisor
    Bose Public Affairs Group
    Indianapolis, IN
    Judith Pennington Director of Organization Transformation and Talent
    Deloitte Consulting
    St Paul, MN
    David Pfenninger Executive Consultant
    Carmel, IN
    Rudy Potenzone VP Marketing, tranSMART Foundation
    Vistage Chair, Vistage Worldwide, Inc.
    Redmond, WA
    Robert Reed Worldwide Education Evangelist
    Splunk
    San Anselmo, CA
    Donald Scifres President, SmartFile
    Co-founder, General Partner, VisionTech Partners
    Greenwood, IN
    Denny Sponsel
    President
    RJE Business Interiors
    Indianapolis, IN
    James Tackett Executive Director, External Affairs
    AT&T
    Indianapolis, IN
    Edward (Skip) Walter CEO
    CoPresence, Inc.
    Seattle, WA
    Rhonda Winter EVP, Cloud Operations and Support
    Bluelock
    Indianapolis, IN
    Mary Zaborowski VP, R & D  CIO
    The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
    New York, NY