The College of Engineering External Advisory Board provides “external” advice to the dean regarding priorities and directions for engineering education and research. Board members are from the private sector and academia, and include both alumni and other individuals who are interested in the success of Georgia Tech.

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Attendees from the 2022 Fall meeting

Advisory Board Resources

Board members can access resources from the Advisory Board Resources page, which contains meeting resources.

Please note that invite-only access must be granted before you can access Advisory Board resources.

Advisory Board Members

Board members are from the private sector and academia, and include both alumni and other individuals who are interested in the success of Georgia Tech and the College of Engineering. Bi-annually, the College convenes the advisory board (EAB) to provide “external” advice to the College of Engineering regarding priorities and directions for engineering education and research.

Latanza Adjei
Vice President, Corporate Services - Georgia Power
Adam Baker
Vice President, NA/EU Transportation & Global Mile - Amazon
Rashid Bashir
Dean, Grainger College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Clinton Beeland
President & CEO - CJB Industries, Inc.
Jose M. Bern
Executive Vice President - Empresas Bern
Keefe E. Bohannan
Senior Director, Global Software Solutions - Keysight Technologies
James Carlos
Vice President, Risk Management - Republic National Distributing Company
Steve Chaddick
Mentor Capitalist - Ridgewood Advisors, LLC
Catherine Cooper
President, World Connections
Ann Croom
Board Chair - InSource Solutions
Andre D. Dickens
61st Mayor of the City of Atlanta
Ken R. Entrekin
CEO - Advantage Industrial Automation
Mallory Freeman
Sr Director, Advanced Analytics UPS
John A. Godbold
President and CEO - Bear Head Energy Inc.
Murray K. Griffin P.E.
Director - Atlantic Coast Consulting, Inc.
Keith Hearon
Founding CEO - Poly 6
Christopher (Chris) Hermann
CEO and Founder, Clean Hands – Safe Hands
R. Scott Herren
Executive VP & CFO - Cisco Systems, Inc.
William Higginbotham (Bill)
President /CEO - ET Environmental Corporation
Deborah Kilpatrick (Deb)
Chief Executive Officer - Evidation Health
Andrea L. Laliberte
Edenfield Executive in Residence - H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Hua Li
Sr. Vice President, Global Brand and Product Development - The Home Depot
Bin Lu
Chief Strategy Officer, Energy Management Business - Schneider Electric
Theresa A. Maldonado
Vice President, Research & Innovation - University of California System
Bud Moeller
Partner (Retired), Accenture
Lawrence J. Montgomery
President, Montgomery Family Foundation
Angela Gill Nelms
Chief Operating Officer - RenovoRx
Keith C. Ogboenyiya
Sr. Vice President, Worldwide Marketing - Texas Instruments, Inc.
Parika (Pinky) Petaipimol
Head of Technical Operations, Upstream Bio
Erika M. Peterman
Senior Vice President Chemical Intermediates NA, BASF Corporation
Thomas W. Prete
Vice President of Engineering - Pratt & Whitney
Cathleen Quigley
President and Chief Consultant - Swiftwater Consulting
Yancy W. Riddle
CEO & Founder - Javelin10X
Ronda Sides
Mentor/Consultant/Co-Founder - Extreme Logic, Inc.
Stacie Sire
Director of Structures - Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Jocelyn Stargel
Managing Partner - Stargel Consulting
James Thomson (Jim)
Director - Sumitomo Corporation of America Perennial Power Holdings
Maurice A. Trebuchon (Moe)
Executive in Residence - H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Sophia Velastegui
Chief Product Officer and Senior Vice President - Aptiv
Rohit Verma
CEO, Crawford & Company
Randy Walker
Chairman/CEO, Asia Pacific (Retired), IBM
Manuel Walters
Manager, Global Supply Chain & Logistics Optimization - Phillips 66
Gary Weissel
Managing Officer - Tronos Aviation Consulting, Inc.
Dennis K. Williams
Retired Chairman - IDEX Corporation