Center Staff

Theresa Pardo

Center Director

G. Brian Burke

Managing Director

Meghan Cook

Program Director

Alessandria Dey

Program Assistant

Mila Gascó-Hernández

Associate Research Director

J. Ramon Gil-Garcia

Research Director

Susan Gushlaw

Assistant Business Manager

Paula Hauser

Program Assistant

Jane Krumm-Schwan

Director of Administration and Finance

Derek Werthmuller

Director of Technology Innovation and Services

Sharon Dawes

Fellow Emerita

Lisa Bobo

Government Fellow

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

Gabriela Viale Pereira

Research Fellow

Djoko Sigit Sayogo

Research Fellow

Hans Jochen Scholl

Research Fellow

Giri Kumar Tayi

Faculty Fellow

Jing Zhang

Research Fellow

Lei Zheng

Research Fellow

Binfang Liu

School of Information Resource Management, Renmin University of China, China

Yi Long

School of Artificial Intelligence and Law´╝îShanghai University of Political Science and Law

Juan Pablo Ramirez-Madrid

Ph.D. Candidate in Administration, Medellin University, Colombia

Oguz M. Aranay

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Rahul Bhenjalia

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Yongjin Choi

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy

Yenisel Gulatee

College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cyber Security

Sabrina O. Jeffcoat

University at Albany Information Science Program

Vivek Varma

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Qianli Yuan

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy

Xiaoyi Zhao

College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity


Global Advisory Board

William Travis

Former NYS Human Service Cluster CIO and Global Advisory Board Chair

Robert S. Chen

Director, Center for International Earth Science Information, Columbia University

Antonio Civitella

President and CEO, Transfinder

James Dias

Vice President for Research, University at Albany

Kate Garman

Senior Associate, Cityfi

Mark Headd

CDO, Philadelphia (former) and Innovation Specialist, General Services Administration

Moses Kamya

CIO, Attorney General for the State of New York

Daniel Morgan

Open Data and Innovation Expert

Greg Potter

Director of Information Technology Services, Tompkins County

Markku Raitio

Director of IT and Communications , City of Helsinki (former)

Teri Takai

Executive Director, Center for Digital Government


Global Advisory Board - Past Members

Simeon Ananou

CIO, University at Albany

Peg Culotta Kates

Director, Global Employee Communications, SAP

Jenn Gustetic

Public Sector Innovation Expert

Samia Melhem

Lead Policy Officer, Transport and ICT Global Practice, World Bank Group

Sheila Poole

Commissioner, NYS Office of Children & Family Services

Robert H. Samson

CIO, New York State

Brigadier General Steven J. Spano

Regional Vice President for Public Sector, Tableau

Shiyang Yu

Director, Big Data, State Information Center.
China National Development & Reform Commission