Earned Doctorate in Graphic Communications with over thirty years of extensive industry experience as an educator, supervisor, administrator, product trainer, and top-performing sales professional. Currently serve as tenured resident Associate Professor and Academic Program Director in the Department of Packaging and Graphic Media Science and Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses while overseeing faculty, curriculum development and implementation, and budgets. Longtime Adjunct Assistant Professor teaching at New York University and served as a resident assistant professor in Graphic Communications at Kean University.
Industry experience includes fourteen years with X-Rite, Incorporated, where positions included serving as Global Sales Training Manager and eleven years at Agfa Corporation as a Technical Manager in the graphic systems division. Areas of specific expertise include color measurement and management, statistical process control, quality management, technical writing, and quantitative research design and analysis.
A frequent speaker at conferences both domestically and abroad and published widely in academic and industry trade press. Relevant international speaking and training experience includes various industry events and institutions in the People’s Republic of China, including the printing programs at significant Universities in Beijing, Shanghai, and The Advanced Printing Technology Centre Ltd (APTEC) in Hong Kong. Sold and implemented color measurement solutions programs to brand managers at major consumer packaging organizations. Authored technical specification manuals, prepared and presented color quality control programs to major international brand owners and packaging vendors, and oversaw the adoption of brand color management initiatives.