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Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC) Members

The Dean’s Advisory Council counsels the SoIC dean on achieving the School’s mission, including offering advice on aligning curriculum with current industry needs, creating internship and employment opportunities for graduates, opening research channels for faculty and students, and building an increasingly diverse student body and workforce.

  • Councilors

    Raj Acharya
    Member since 2016
    Dean
    IU School of Informatics and Computing
    Bloomington, IN
    Joe Adams
    Member since 2015
    Former CTE
    Interactive Intelligence
    Indianapolis, IN
    Don Aquilano
    Member since 2001
    Managing Director
    Allos Ventures
    Indianapolis, IN
    Jean Balgrosky
    Member since 2014
    Founder
    Bootstrap Incubation
    Del Mar, CA
    David Becker
    Member since 2000
    Chair and CEO
    First Internet Bank of Indiana
    Indianapolis, IN
    David Breedlove
    Member since 2015
    VP of Customer and
    Distribution Services
    Cook Medical
    Bloomington, IN
    Pat Callahan
    Member since 2001
    Partner
    Faegre Baker Daniels
    Indianapolis, IN
    Mary Czerwinski
    Member since 2003
    Research Manager
    (VIBE) Research Group
    Microsoft
    Seattle, WA
    Mary Delaney
    Member since 2011
    President of Onboard
    Solutions and Chair
    Career Builder and Aurico
    Chicago, IL
    Anand Deshpande
    Member since 2009
    Co-Founder, Chair, and
    Managing Director
    Persistent Systems Limited
    Pune, India
    Dustin DuBois
    Member since 2012
    Partner
    Ice Miller
    Indianapolis, IN
    David Frigstad
    Member since 2015
    Chair
    Frost and Sullivan
    Mountain View, CA
    Kent Hiller
    Member since 2017
    Partner
    Perscio
    Indianapolis, IN
    Parker Hinshaw
    Member since 2014
    CEO
    maxIT Healthcare
    Del Mar, CA
    Kent Holcomb
    Member since 2014
    Global Director of
    Global Web Production Services
    IBM
    Indianapolis, IN
    Tom Kendra
    Member since 2010
    Board Member
    Persistent Systems
    Addison, TX
    David Krane
    Member since 2002
    CEO and Managing Partner
    Google Ventures
    Mountain View, CA
    Mike Langellier
    Member since 2014
    President and CEO
    TechPoint
    Indianapolis. IN
    Sara Laughlin
    Member since 2013
    Director (retired)
    Monroe County Library
    Bloomington, IN
    Fred Luddy
    Member since 2014
    Founder
    Service Now
    San Diego, CA
    David Lundal
    Member since 2015
    CIO
    4D Healthware
    Chicago, IL
    Gary McGraw
    Member since 2005
    CTO
    Cigital
    Dulles, VA
    Anurag Mendhekar
    Member since 2012
    Founder and CTO
    Cinova
    Los Altos, CA
    Jane Niederberger
    Member since 2003
    Principal
    Niederberger Ventures
    Indianapolis, IN
    Robert Nist
    Member since 2015
    VP and Information
    Officer of Medicines
    Development,
    Manufacturing and Quality
    Eli Lilly and Company
    Indianapolis, IN
    Tom O'Neil
    Member since 2010
    President
    Office Works
    Fishers, IN
    Christy Page
    Member since 2011

    President and Founder, Ugo Learning
    President, Christy Page
    Co-Founder, Option Six
    Bloomington, IN

    Bobby Schnabel
    Member since 2015
    CEO
    Association for Computing Machinery
    Boulder, CO
    Brian Schottlaender
    Member since 2012
    The Audrey Geisel University Librarian
    UC San Diego
    San Diego, CA
    John Shoemaker
    Member since 2017
    Board Member
    Extreme Networks, Inc.
    Los Gatos, CA
    Denny Sponsel
    Member since 2007
    President
    RJE Business Interiors
    Indianapolis, IN
    Bill Stephen
    Member since 2005
    VP of Engagement
    Indiana University
    Indianapolis, IN
    Neel Sundaresan
    Member since 2013
    Partner Director, Microsoft
    Adjunct Professor, UC - Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz, CA
    Eric Tobias
    Member since 2017
    Partner
    High Alpha
    Indianapolis, IN
    Amy Warner
    Member since 2005
    Vice Chancellor for
    External Affairs
    IUPUI
    Indianapolis, IN
    Brad Wisler
    Member since 2010
    Co-Founder and Managing Partner
    SproutBox
    Bloomington, IN
    Alisa Wright
    Member since 2006
    Founder and CEO
    BioConvergence (now Singota Solutions)
    Bloomington, IN
    Cheng Wu
    Member since 2005
    Founder and Former Chair
    Azuki
    Saratoga, CA
  • Government Advisors

    Robert Cruise
    Member since 2016

    Chief Scientist
    NWSC-Crane
    Crane, IN

    Ian Steff
    Member since 2017
    Executive VP and CIO
    Indiana Economic
    Development Corporation
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Industry Advisors

    Doug Kamradt
    Member since 2017

    Senior Director
    Salesforce
    San Francisco, CA

    Tom Liddell
    Member since 2017
    CEO
    Harmony Healthcare IT
    South Bend, IN
  • Councilors Emeritus

    Gary Anderson
    Joanna Batstone
    David Bowers
    Malorye Branca
    Sally Breen
    Andrei Broder
    James Buher
    John Cauffman
    Albert Chen
    Brian (Craig) Cumberland
    Jean Del Santo
    Gerry Dick
    Scott Dorsey
    W. Roy Dunbar
    Stephen Ferguson
    Gary Flake
    Charles (Chuck) Franz
    Donna Gastevich
    John Gibbs
    Lawrence Gigerich
    Bryan Gray
    Michael Heim
    Trevor Heritage
    Mark Hill
    Thomas Hirons
    Scott Jones
    Vance Kershner
    Barbara Kew
    Monika Kroener
    Peter Kroener
    Laura Larimer
    David Lee
    Perry Lipe
    David Mann
    Lee Marchant
    Jane Martin
    Julie Meek
    Michael Mirro
    William Monachino
    Samuel Odle
    Judith Pennington
    David Pfenninger
    Rudy Potenzone
    Robert Reed
    Donald Scifres
    David Shane
    James Tackett
    Edward (Skip) Walter
    Rhonda Winter
    Mary Zaborowski
    Kelly Zaleski