Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is the Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, where he teaches and conducts applied research in business technology management in the Villanova School of Business (VSB). He is formerly a professor of information systems and electrical and computer engineering at Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the George Mason Institute Professor and chairperson of the Department of Information Systems and Systems Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Andriole was the Director of the Cybernetics Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). He was also the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. and the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President for technology strategy at Cigna Corporation. He is the founder and co-founder of several technology development and consulting companies and is an active Angel Investor in technology start-ups.
Thomas Cox is a strategy consultant at AMR International, where he focuses on developing growth strategies and providing transactional support for multinational companies and investors. His project experience has included projects evaluating growth and entry options into the U.S. health care analytics market for a multinational data company, international expansion opportunities for a U.S. media and data company, and developing revenue growth strategies for a U.S. publishing company. He has also provided commercial due diligence for a variety of private equity firms. Prior to joining AMR, he worked as a business technology analyst at Deloitte Consulting LLP. He served as a research analyst for Villanova University’s Center for Nonlinear Dynamics and Control (CENDAC), where he helped design and model an autonomous drone as part of Boeing-sponsored research initiative. He earned a BS in mechanical engineering from Villanova University.
Kaung M. Khin is a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he studies information systems with a concentration on business intelligence and data analytics. He worked in a real estate fund where he supported the fund’s pursuit of acquisition, investment and loan opportunities by engaging in sophisticated financial modeling, due diligence and research. He also worked at a private equity firm with a focus on analytics and the health care industries. He graduated from Villanova University with a BBA in finance and management information systems, with a minor in business analytics.