The Industry Board meets quarterly to evaluate current and new initiatives for the university and Pittsburgh area companies.

University Members

Dr. Taieb Znati
Chair and Professor

Dr. Daniel Mossé
Professor

Dr. John Ramirez
Senior Lecturer

Andrew D. Falk
Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Amy Janocha
Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Mackenzie Ball
Outreach Coordinator

Dean Ronald L. Larsen
Dean Emeritus and Professor

Dr. Martin Weiss
Chair and Professor

Dr. Sandra Brandon
Director, Administration

Leona Mitchell
Professor of Practice


Industry Members

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Aclara Technologies
Joe Trost, Director, Systems Verification Test

ANSYS

ANSYS
David Conover, Chief Technologist for Mechanical Products
Steve Pilz, Lead Product Manager
Manish Sinha, Chief Information Officer

BNY Mellon

Bank of New York Mellon
Michael DaParma, Application Services Manager
Jennifer Wagner, Digital Workplace Program Manager

Bayer

Bayer
Larry Jay, Manager, Bayer Business and Technology Services LLC IAO SAP Platform Solutions

Carmeuse

Carmeuse
Patrick Worms, Corporate CIO

CEi

CEI
D. Raja, CEO
Brett Scott, Vice President, Managed Services
Chris Locklin, Vice-President

Compunetix

Compunetix
Gerard Pompa, Vice President and Division Manager, Communications Systems
Benjamin Krokosky, Director of Software Engineering, Communication Systems Division

ECDS

ECDS
John Racioppi, CEO

EQT

EQT
Melissa Scarfo, Technical Architect
Anna Bogue, Sr. Manager, IT – Business Intelligence

EY

Ernst & Young
Frank Bresz, Executive Director – Advisory Services
Dianna Burnett, Sr. Associate – Global Infrastructure Services

Federated

Federated Investors
Jack Smith, Chief Information Officer, and Industry Board Chair

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FedEx Ground
Jim Connolly, FedEx Services, Director
Harry Gillespie, FedEx Services, Director Information Technology
James McMahon, FedEx Services, Director Information Technology
Ken Spanger, SVP Information Technology & CIO 

First-National-Bank

First National Bank
Prashanth Cannanbilla,Vice President – Enterprise Data Management & Governance
Mark Shozda, Chief Technology Officer

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GAI Consultants, Inc.
Betsey Wanzo, Sr. HRIS Specialist

Google

Google
Timothy James, Technology Manager
Bryan Mills, Software Engineer

netapp

NetApp
Jeff Prem, Chief Architect, Data ONTAP

Okta

Okta, Inc.
Tom Reinsel, Enterprise Regional Sales Manager

Oracle

Oracle
Lisa Schreiber, Group Vice President, Support Account Management, North America
Mark Vito, Director, Support Account Management
Melissa Vito, Senior Director, Global Partner Transaction Center

Panasas

Panasas
Patrick Keane, Director of Quality Assurance

PNC

PNC Financial Services Group
Mike Kronenwetter, SVP – Payment and Operations Technology

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PPG
Mary Loera – Senior Systems Analyst

SDLC Partners

SDLC Partners
Scott Barnyak – Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Schell Games

Schell Games
Matt Mahon, Vice President of Engineering
Jake Witherell, Chief Operating Officer

Westinghouse

Westinghouse
Maryann Royall, Director of Operations I/F Engineering
Vincent Penkrot, Principal Engineer and Functional Lead Software Development, Core Engineering and Industry Board Vice Chair