Chairman and Professor of Management and Information Technology at St. Francis College, New York City. Prior to this appointment, he was a professor of Information Systems and Associate Dean at Pace University. He also served as Director of the University’s Center for Advanced Media. He is a strong advocate of technology-enhanced learning, emerging technologies, sustainable technologies, and knowledge entrepreneurship. He has taught at NYU Courant Institute, City University of New York, and Pace University.
An entrepreneur with a focus on international education, Stephen co-founded Global Experiences, an international internship program provider which partners with universities worldwide to provide career development and professional internships abroad to undergraduate and graduate students. Stephen owns another business, which provides residential and commercial contractor services, for which he manages growth initiatives, technology platforms and digital marketing. In addition to his entrepreneurial endeavors, he recently stepped down as Executive Director of the Fulbright Association in Washington DC, the official US alumni association of the Fulbright Program, where he led efforts to connect Fulbrighters worldwide to create more opportunity for global engagement and effect social change. He was a Fulbrighter to Sweden in 1998 where he earned a Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University. Stephen has traveled extensively and is happy to bring his passions for education and entrepreneurship to NABU.
Started his career as a staff accountant for Ernst & Young, LLP, and then transitioned into the product control group supporting the high-yield fixed income trading desk within Deutsche Bank. Rob’s legal career started as a judicial extern to a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court (New York County), as a legal assistant to Office of the Chief Counsel, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration & Customs Enforcement. Professor Wu was later appointed Assistant District Attorney within the Office of the Kings County District Attorney, Money Laundering & Revenue Crimes Bureau. He is licensed to practice law in New York, before the United States Tax Court, and in all matters of U.S. immigration law.
A litigation and intellectual property partner in the Washington, D.C. office, Torsten’s practice and experience includes litigation and arbitration of commercial, patent, fraud, antitrust, class action, unfair competition, false advertising and other matters. Torsten also serves as the outside general counsel to the not-for-profit Fulbright Association, where he, together with his partners in various disciplines, advise the Association and its board on a wide range of business and governance issues.
A global communications consultant and strategist, Katja has led award-winning communications campaigns for clients in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Her passion is to create a dialogue about how technology enables socioeconomic development. To help innovative companies gain market traction, Schroeder founded the Public Relations agency, Expedition PR. Schroeder holds both a Master in Information and Communication Sciences from Sorbonne in Paris, France, and a Master of Arts in Communication from Free University in Berlin, Germany. She is certified as a CSR practitioner (CSR-P) by the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). Schroeder teaches Marketing and PR at St. Francis College, Brooklyn, and sits on the board of the College’s Center for Entrepreneurship.
Currently working with NYU in various roles with the Law School, the Global University and the CIO Council. Previous roles include Polytechnic Institute CIO as it joined NYU’s Engineering School. Peter holds a Doctorate in Computer Science and Information Systems from Pace University, a Masters of Science in Management from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU and a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Peter also consults for the City of New York teaching project management to a broad group of managers in city government including the departments of Fire, Police, Corrections, Office of the Budget, DCAS, Parks and others. Prior to NYU, Peter worked in the financial services industry leading technology projects for the American and New York Stock Exchanges. Peter started his career in the Defense world developing Navy avionics diagnostic and information management systems for various platforms including the F18.
Graduated from Columbia University and Fordham University with degrees in Philosophy and Education, respectively. He is also an alumnus of Teach for America. Currently, he works as an educator with the NYC Department of Education. Robert’s areas of interest include Educational Policy, Emerging Technologies, Philosophy and History of Science, and Bioethics.
Currently working as Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Pacific Service in Northern California providing strategic direction and oversight for all eBusiness related activities and delivery channels including security, audit/compliance, enterprise risk management and system integration projects. Nannette has provided leadership for system design, operational efficiency, and integration projects in aerospace, financial services and education sectors. Prior to Pacific Service, she was Vice President of Information Systems and Technology in Business Operations and Technology Management for Northrop Grumman in El Segundo, California. Nannette is a strong advocate of technology access and educational parity for all and has served on the several youth-focused organizations Boards. She holds a Masters of Science in Business Continuity, Security, and Risk Management, from Boston University, Bachelor of Science degrees in eMarketing and Global Business Management from the University of Phoenix.