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Industry Advisory Council

Tufts Gordon Institute's Industry Advisory Council (IAC) is comprised of senior leaders from a variety of companies and organizations and is responsible for providing guidance on the continued evolution of the Institute.

Members of the council consult with Tufts Gordon Institute on issues including:

  • Development of new educational programs.
  • Support of activities that help TGI students and alumni advance their knowledge of technology leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. 
  • Advocacy of the value of TGI’s educational offerings to industry and potential students.

Council Members

Mert Aktar
Vice President, Head of Business & Corporate Development, Unum Therapeutics

Jeffrey D'Amelia
Co-Department Head & Sr. Principal Engineer, Networking Systems

Chris George
Vice President of Manufacturing, Axcelis Technologies

Sean Hemingway
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Excellence, Takeda

Carl Long
Global Quality Director, Cabot Corporation

Matt Lyman
Director of Software, Amazon Robotics

Mark Martin
Principal, Forward Pivot, LLC

Allison Perkel
Vice President of Engineering, Capital One

Diane Roberts
Director, Software Development, Sonos

Forrest Roush
Director, Business Development & Strategy Execution, Corning Life Sciences

Richard Russell
Vice President of Engineering, Draper Laboratory

David Sullivan
Senior Director, Pfizer

Nick Svencer
Vice President of Operations, Augmenix, Inc.

Robert Treiber
President, Boston Engineering Corporation

John Wilson
Vice President, Technical Centers, The MITRE Corporation

Lisa Wyman
Vice President of Quality, Acceleron Pharma