Industry partners

Executive Council

The Executive Council is a subset of Executive Advisory Board members that want to have a direct influence on the overall quality of the student experience and faculty development in the Information Systems Department. We appreciate the funding and time commitment our current council members give to the Information Systems Department. For more information about the Executive Council, please contact us at wpcareyis@asu.edu.

Current Executive Council members

Company Title Name
Accenture Managing Director - Information Security Strategy Paul Kunas
Choice Hotels International Vice President of Engineering Chris Judson
Choice Hotels International Chief Technology Officer Brian Kirkland
ExxonMobil Program Manager Joe Killalea
ExxonMobil Agile Manager Brian Rait
Honeywell Vice President & Chief Information Officer David Jarvis
PetSmart Vice President, IS Applications Beth McCormick
Ports America Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer Tianbing Qian (TQ)
SRP Senior Director of IT Kevin Carlson
State Farm Assistant Vice President & Senior IT Architect Ines Halloran
Televerde Sr. Director of IT Lindsey Perry
USAA Vice President, IT Architecture Thomas Buckingham
USAA Executive Director Technical Fellow Christopher Wilkinson

Executive Advisory Board

The Executive Advisory Board is comprised of local and national professional business leaders, including chief information officers, vice presidents, partners and department and systems managers who are potential employers of our students. The main objective of the advisory board is to provide advice on curriculum development focused on our undergraduate and graduate programs, along with general business advice. We appreciate the time commitment our current board members give our department. For more information about the Executive Advisory Board, please contact us at wpcareyis@asu.edu.

Current Executive Advisory Board members

Company Title Name
Accenture Information Security Governance & Risk Management Manager Paul Kunas
Accenture/Avanade Inc. SAP Practice, Senior Director Matt Towers
American Airlines Vice President Business Technology Todd Christy
Arizona Department of Health Services Chief Information Officer Paula Mattingly
AZ Chapter of SIM SIM Executive Board Michael Sperling
BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona Director of Electronic Technology Services & Chief Software Architect Graham R. Stevens
Business Analytics Partners, LLC Vice President Bharat Chitnavis
Choice Hotels International Vice President of Engineering Chris Judson
Choice Hotels International Chief Technology Officer Brian Kirkland
City of Phoenix Chief Information Officer Matthew B. Arvay
CliftonLarsonAllen Senior IT Assurance Manager Michael Nyman
Couche-Tard VP, IS & Technology, North America Ric Spargo
CVS/Caremark Director of IT Matt Pollock
Cybersponse Founder & CEO Joseph Loomis
Deloitte Principal Rakesh Duttagupta
Deloitte Senior Manager Kirk Householder
Dignity Health EVP and Chief Information Officer Deanna Wise
Eldorado Computing Vice President, Technology Services Gary Slama
ESIS Senior Vice President, Partnership Services Keith M Higdon
ExxonMobil Program Manager Joe Killalea
ExxonMobil Agile Manager Brian Rait
EY Senior Manager, Advisory Services Adam Wright
Fender Chief Information Officer Michael Spandau
Freeport-McMoRan Chief Information Security Officer Vaughn Hazen
Genco-Solutions LLC Managing Partner Mark Geninatti
General Dynamics Mission Systems Director, IT Architecture and Engineering Steve Barnard
GoDaddy Director of Software Development, Productivity Applications Jason Meltzer
Google Chief Education Evangelist Jaime Casap
Hardline Consulting CEO Kamlesh Porwal
Honeywell Vice President & Chief Information Officer David Jarvis
Hospice of the Valley Chief Information Officer Bob Hartmann
IBM Director, Offering Management Greg Gorman
Insight Chief Information Officer Michael Guggemos
Intel Manager, Business Systems Mary Harris
ISACA President Craig Krivin
JDA Software Information Security Aaron Carpenter
Kantar Director, IT Compliance and Governance Ron Thompson
Lobodos Ventures President Michael Wolf
Massively Parallel Business Development Manager Howard Porche, Jr.
MDI IT Workforce Solutions Executive Vice President, Operation Brian Knapp
N2N Global Vice President Jay Ennesser
Neudesic National Director, Quality Assurance Chintan Patadia
On Semiconductor Chief Information Officer Kevin Haskew
Oracle (formally with) Senior Vice President (Retired) George Colliat
Palladium IT Advisors LLC President Diane Smigel
PetSmart Vice President, IS Applications Beth McCormick
Neudesic National Director, Quality Assurance Chintan Patadia
PMI Phoenix Chapter Board Member, VP of External Relations Rebecca Knight
PortsAmerica Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer Tianbing Qian (TQ)
Preferred Homecare Chief Information Officer Kevin Sauer
PricewaterhouseCoopers US Advisory Practice Peter Harries
ProNet Solutions Vice President, Human Resources and Staffing Chris Elliott
Republic Services Senior Director Digital Development Brad Kloch
RTA Fleet Management Software Chief Executive Officer Joshua Turley
Sogeti USA Geographic Vice President Scott Yost
Sogeti USA Director Alex Baar
SRP SR. Director of IT Kevin Carlson
Starbucks Director of Digital Products Engineering Ryan Bruels
State Farm Assistant Vice President & Senior IT Architect Ines Halloran
State Farm Systems Director Brian Shaffer
Tech One Sr. Account Manager Ken DeBlassie
Televerde Sr. Director of IT Lindsey Perry
The Evogi Group VP Information Management & CIO David McEldowney
TriVita Vice President of IT Bruce Erickson
USAA Vice President, IT Architecture Thomas Buckingham
USAA Executive Director Technical Fellow Christopher Wilkinson
Wells Fargo Senior Vice President, Technology Manager Michele Landess