In Brief: Responsibilities have
spanned the gamut of teaching to research, development and program management. Modalities
have included traditional classroom instruction as well as, since 1996, online
courses. Students have been teenagers through adult learners, both
undergraduate and graduate.
2012-Present Columbia University, New York, NY
Senior Fellow and Director , CITI Fellows Program at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information with Columbia Business School. Manage the speakers series for the Fellows, all active and noted in the field. Fellows are government and corporate decision
makers along with academic researchers and nonprofit leaders.
2005- Present Northeastern University, Boston, Mass.
Lecturer, D'Amore-McKim School of Business and School of Journalism.
Undergraduate courses include Business Basics for Technology
Entrepreneurship, Opportunity Assessment in
a Technology-Based Firm, Business Fundamentals for Media Entrepreneurship. Graduate courses include Entrepreneurial
Marketing in High-Tech Industries, Business Fundamentals for
Entrepreneurs, Small Business Management. Currently each in online MBA program.
2011-2012 Fordham University, New York, NY
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Business. Courses include Managing Across Media, the Television Industry and Media Entrepreneurship. Research Fellow at the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center.
2006-2007 Boston University, College of Communications, Boston, MA
Lecturer in Mass Communications. Taught graduate Financial and Strategic Management for Communications Professionals.
2004-2005 University of Phoenix, College of Graduate Business and Management, (Boston Campus)
Taught in technology management track of MBA program. Courses included
Strategy Formulation and Implementation, Applications of Technology
Management, eBusiness. Online and in classroom.
2000-2001 Program on Internet
Research and Development Consultant.
broadband access and
issues. Responsibilities included development and research. Industry funded.
1997-1998 Pennsylvania State University -- State College, PA
Visiting Professor of Communications. Teaching areas included
strategic, social, cultural, economic and political implications of information
technology, U.S. and global communications policy, telecommunications regulation, media
1994-1997 Temple University -- Philadelphia, PA
Bell Atlantic [now Verizon] Professor of Telecommunications and Chairman, Center for Information
Industry Research (CIIR). Created first course of in the School of Communications on the
to Cybermedia. Taught this as one of first seven online courses at the university.
Initiated Faculty Seminar program. Served on faculty Technology and Learning Task Force.
CIIR provided research and consulting for telecommunications and media companies, and
government organizations worldwide.
1979-1986 Executive Director, Program on
Information Resources Policy, Harvard University.
Directed research at independent self-funded media, computer and telecommunications
research center, specializing in changing information technologies and associated
political, economic and social forces and trends for players and stakeholders. Reviewed
strategic plans and advised corporate and government policymakers from 100 plus affiliates that included Times
Mirror Co., Knight-Ridder, Dow Jones, Gannett Co., New York Times Co., AT&T, MCI, Bell
Atlantic, Ameritech, IBM, US West, Pacific Telesis, Sprint.
1969-1977 Marketing and Management Dept, Community College of Philadelphia.
Department chairman, 1977. Taught courses on small business management, general
management, advertising, MIS.
Adj. Assoc. Prof. of Communications, Hunter College. Consultant for IBM, Richard D. Irwin Co., Wm. C. Brown Co., W.B. Saunders;
Co-Founder and Publisher, Philadelphia Review. General Manager, The Drummer.
Freelance writer for Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, Science Digest, Success!.