Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

Integrated Innovation Institute

Meet Our Team

Meet the talented team of faculty and staff who support the Integrated Innovation Institute.

As a bi-coastal institute, we have team members across our campuses in Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley. You can also explore our team bios based on their location:

Meet the Team: Pittsburgh

Meet the Team: Silicon Valley

Leadership

Peter Boatwright

Dr. Peter Boatwright

Director of III, Allan D. Shocker Professor of Marketing and New Product Development

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Francine Gemperle

Francine Gemperle

Interim Program Director, MIIPS

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Gladys Mercier

Gladys Mercier

Program Director, M.S. Software Management

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Sheryl Root

Sheryl Root

Program Director, M.S. Technology Ventures

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Donna Sturgess

Donna Sturgess

Executive in Residence, Chief Marketing Officer - College of Engineering

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Emma Zink

Emma Zink

Associate Director

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Faculty

Peter Boatwright

Dr. Peter Boatwright

Director of III, Allan D. Shocker Professor of Marketing and New Product Development

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Daragh Byrne

Daragh Byrne

Assistant Teaching Professor

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Jonathan Cagan

Dr. Jonathan Cagan

Ladd Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Associate Dean - College of Engineering

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Keith Cotterill, FCA

Dr. Keith Cotterill, FCA

Adjunct Faculty

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Tim Cunningham

Tim Cunningham

Adjunct Faculty

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Lake Dai

Lake Dai

Adjunct Faculty

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Drew Degentesh

Drew Degentesh

Adjunct Faculty

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Stuart Evans

Dr. Stuart Evans

Distinguished Service Professor, Director of CMU-Emirates iLab

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Catherine Fang

Catherine Fang

Instructor of Integrated Innovation

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Tim Fletcher

Tim P. Fletcher

Adjunct Faculty

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Francine Gemperle

Francine Gemperle

Interim Program Director, MIIPS

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Matt Kirmayer

Matt Kirmayer

Adjunct Faculty

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David Lamont

David Lamont

Associate Teaching Professor

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Steve Leonard

Steve Leonard

Adjunct Faculty

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Paolo Malabuyo

Paolo Malabuyo

Adjunct Faculty

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Gladys Mercier

Gladys Mercier

Program Director, M.S. Software Management

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Tom Murray

Tom Murray

Adjunct Faculty

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Sheryl Root

Sheryl Root

Program Director, M.S. Technology Ventures

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Karimulla Shaikh

Karimulla Shaikh

Instructor of Integrated Innovation

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Jason Smith

Jason Smith

Instructor of Integrated Innovation, Associate Director of Partnerships

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Ravi Thomas

Ravi Thomas

Director of VentureBridge, Associate Professor of the Practice

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Vivek Wadhwa

Vivek Wadhwa

Distinguished Fellow & Adjunct Professor

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Tony Wasserman

Tony Wasserman

Professor of the Practice, Software Management

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Staff

Sarah Collins

Sarah Marie Collins

Senior Recruiting & Admissions Coordinator

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Marcie Foy

Marcie Foy

Associate Director & Career Consultant, College of Engineering & CPDC

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Marfrisa Geronimo Gipner

Marfrisa Geronimo Gipner

Administrative Assistant, CMU-Emirates iLab & VentureBridge

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Allison Hodsdon

Allison Hodsdon

Marketing Manager

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Leigh Mason

Leigh Mason

Student Services Coordinator

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Amanda Mitchell

Amanda Mitchell

Student Services Coordinator

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Lauren Schachar

Lauren Schachar

Director of Career Services, CMU Silicon Valley

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Sari Smith

Sari Smith

Director of Student Affairs, CMU Silicon Valley

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Shaina Tsupros

Shaina Tsupros

Associate Director & Career Consultant, College of Engineering & CPDC

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Ben Walfish

Ben Walfish

Finance & Personnel Administrator

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Mary Christine Zeise

Mary Christine Zeise

Director of Admissions & Alumni Relations

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