Helping people and organizations grow and succeed has always been important to me. By in large, my advisory work falls into three categories: Product & Service Advisory Activities; Governance, Steering & Advisory Boards; and Review & Task Force Activities. Highlights of that work are listed below.
Product & Service Advisory Activities
- Thinktiv, Inc.
(2018) Education subject matter expert and advisor.
- ALTR Solutions, LLC.
(2017-2018) Higher education advisor/resource to founder and CTO, James Beecham.
- Lingk, LLC.
(2015-present) Higher education market advisor.
- Blackboard Corporate Strategy Team (Mobile)
(2013) Member, mobile subgroup led and sponsored by Kayvon Beykpour, former General Manager of Blackboard Mobile.
- Packback, Inc.
(2014-2015) Higher education advisor/resource to co-founder, Mike Shannon.
- Herman-Miller, Inc.
(2004-2005) Future of work/learning advisor to product research.
- Blackboard, Inc.
(1999-2005) Client advisor/resource to the co-founders and senior executives of corporate leadership.
- WebCheckout, Inc.
(1999-2002) Client advisor/resource to senior executives of corporate leadership.
- Bungie, Inc.
(1993) Media production advisor/resource to co-founders, Alexander Seropian and Jason Jones.
Governance, Steering & Advisory Boards
- CHAIN Advisory Board
(2009-2010) Founding member of the Coalition of Humanities & Arts Infrastructures & Networks coordinating organization.
- CLARIN International Advisory Board
(2009-2010) Member of the international advisory board of the “Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure” project (CLARIN) of the European Union. www.clarin.eu
- Project Bamboo Executive Committee
(2008-2010) Member, co-director, principal investigator. University of Chicago and the University of California, Berkeley.
- IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC), Sponsor Executive Committee (SEC)
(2003-2007) Vice-Chair of both the IEEE LTSC and the SEC.
Review & Task Force Activities
- Classroom.NEXT Selection Committee
(2010-2011) Jury member for the Classroom.NEXT competition for the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning at Texas Wesleyan University.
- IT Assessment Steering Committee
(2009) Internal and external information technology process review conducted by the McKinsey & Company. University of Chicago.
- Institutional Reaccreditation Research Infrastructure Self-Study Subcommittee
(2004-2006) North Central Association of Colleges & Schools Institutional Reaccreditation, internal review. University of Chicago.
- Center for Instructional Technology External Review Committee
(2004) Committee Chair. External review conducted for the library of Duke University.
- LCME Education Self-Study Subcommittee
(2003-2004) Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medical School Reaccreditation. Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago.