Center Staff

Theresa Pardo

Center Director

G. Brian Burke

Managing Director

Meghan Cook

Program Director

Jim Costello

Lead Developer

Alessandria Dey

Program Assistant

Mila Gascó-Hernández

Associate Research Director

J. Ramon Gil-Garcia

Research Director

Susan Gushlaw

Assistant Business Manager

Jane Krumm-Schwan

Director of Administration and Finance

Megan Sutherland-Mitzner

Program Associate

Derek Werthmuller

Director of Technology Innovation and Services

Sharon Dawes

Fellow Emerita

Donna Canestraro

Government Fellow

Yumei Chen

Research Fellow

J. Ignacio Criado

Research Fellow

Felippe Cronemberger

Research Fellow

Ronald L. Greenberg

Government Fellow

Ahmet Guler

Research Fellow

Teresa Harrison

Faculty Fellow

Norman J. Jacknis

Government Fellow

Alan Kowlowitz

Government Fellow

Minyoung Ku

Research Fellow

Beatriz Lanza

Research Fellow

Sehl Mellouli

Research Fellow

Taewoo Nam

Research Fellow

Brian Nussbaum

Faculty Fellow

Djoko Sigit Sayogo

Research Fellow

Hans Jochen Scholl

Research Fellow

Giri Kumar Tayi

Faculty Fellow

Lei Zheng

Research Fellow

Jing Zhang

Research Fellow

Thomaz Barbosa


Tiejun Gu

College of Humanities, Donghua University, China

Mergime Ibrahimi

Master of Science in Public Sector Innovation and eGovernance (PIONEER)

Samson Babuji

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Yongjin Choi

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy

Akshay Gujjari

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Yenisel Gulatee

College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cyber Security

Shu Hu

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Xiaoyi Zhao

College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity


Global Advisory Board

William Travis

Board Chair

Robert S. Chen

Center for International Earth Science Information

James Dias

University at Albany

Kate Garman

Tech Policy Advisor – Office of the Mayor (Seattle, Wash.)

Jenn Gustetic

Public Sector Innovation Expert

Mark Headd

Former Philadelphia CDO, Innovation Specialist at GSA

Markku Raitio

Director of Information Technology and Communications at the City of Helsinki

Robert H. Samson

New York State

Brigadier General Steven J. Spano

Regional Vice President, Tableau


Global Advisory Board - Past Members

Samia Melhem

World Bank Group

Sheila Poole

NYS Office of Children & Family Services

Shiyang Yu

China National Development & Reform Commission