The Industrial Advisory Board is an important and crucial role as part of the greater process designed to strengthen the research and educational efforts of CIS, and to achieve our long-term goals. Our distinguished, engaging and committed Board will produce significant impact on our program design and execution, student training and placement, research collaboration and funding, and visibility. More specifically, we look to the Board's support and insights in the following areas:
Board members meet quarterly in South Florida, where they will discuss program development activities with the CIS Director and FIU Administrators, and interact with CIS faculty and students.
Employers Looking for Talent?
Are you a local, regional or national company looking to recruit bright computer science and information technology graduates. We graduate hundreds a year and we would love to introduce them to you. Post your job and internship opportunities on our self-service jobs board: www.cis.fiu.edu/careerpath. With just a few click you can connect with our growing student population. We look forward to learning about opportunities at your company!
For membership information please contact Steve Luis: email@example.com or 305-348-6215.
Pete Martinez, IAB Chair, Senior Vice President for Technology Development and Board Chairman, Palm Beach Medical College
Dr. Roy Gerber, IAB Vice-Chair, Managing Member, L3W, LLC
Jaime Borras, CEO, Wireless Silicon Group and Senior Fellow at Motorola Mobile Devices
Harald Braun, CEO, SkyMax Networks and Former IAB Chair
Ruben Bravo,, Managing Partner Kennetropy, LLC
Michael Buchenhorner,, P. A., Patent Law
Dr. Khaled El-Maleh, Principal Engineer/Manager, Multimedia & User Experience Engineering Lead Strategic IP Department, Qualcomm inc.
Christopher Fleck, Vice President of Community and Solutions Development
Jorge Rey, Director of Information Security and Compliance, Kaufman, Rossin & Co., P.A.
Jose Machado, Director of IT Software Engineering, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Dr. Hanafy Meleis, President of Palmetto Capital Fund, LLC and Former CEO, Trendium, Inc.
John Nygard III, CIO, Lennar Corp.
Thomas Packert, VP of Information Management, Orthosensor
Steven Reid, Vice President of Software Engineering, Ultimate Software
Daisy Santana, Program Director, Industry Enablement, SWG, IBM
Max Schmidt, IT Infrastructure, Operations and Information Security, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Michael Shen, MD, MS, FACC, FASNC, Head of the Section of Cardiac Imaging and a staff physician, Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Florida
Bert Silvestre, Vice President, North America Business Partners Systems and TEchnology Group, IBM Senior Location Executive IBM Corporation
Ravi M. Ugale, Investment Advisor GenSpring Family Offices