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COE Advisory Board

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.

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.

Board members can access resources from the Advisory Board Resources page, which is password-protected.

  • Thomas Arlotto (Tom)

    BS ME, Chair – ME
    Vice President, Operations
    Maestro Strategies, LLC
  • Ahmad Bahai

    Senior Vice President & CTO and Director, Kilby Research Labs
    Texas Instruments
  • Jennifer Bailey

    BS CerE, MS CerE
    Process Engineer (Retired)
    American Enka
  • Steve Chaddick

    BS EE, MS EE, Chair - ECE,
    Mentor Capitalist
    Ridgewood Advisors, LLC
  • George Corbin

    Chair - MSE
    Senior Executive Vice President, Director of Research, Development, & Technology, Solvay Speciality Polymers
  • Marsha Craig

    BS ChE; Chair-ChBE
    Director (Retired) Global Business
    DuPont
  • Todd Cutler

    BS EE
    Vice President and General Manager
    Keysight Technologies
  • Robert Dixon, Jr.

    BS EE
    Senior Vice President (Retired)
    PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Ken R Entrekin

    BS EE
    CEO
    Advantage Industrial Automation
  • Greg Foster

    BS ME
    Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, and Strategic Advisor
  • Alec Gallimore

    Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering
    University of Michigan
  • David Garrison

    BS ME
    Vice President, Engineering, Quality and Planning
    Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • John A. Godbold

    BS AE
    President
    Wahoo Midstream, LLC, Energy Project Developer & Entrepreneur
  • William Higginbotham (Bill), PE

    BS CEE - Chair, CE
    President /CEO
    ET Environmental Corporation
  • Lara Hodgson

    BS AE
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    NOWaccount Network Corporation
  • Elaine Johns

    BS IE
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    EnerVision, Inc.
  • Deborah Kilpatrick (Deb)

    BS ESM, MS ME, PhD ME, Chair - EAB
    Chief Executive Officer
    Evidation Health
  • Andrea L. Laliberte

    BS IE, MS IE
    Edenfield Executive in Residence
    H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Jeff Lane

    BS APP BIOL, Chair - BME
    Co-Founder/Managing Partner
    Messner Lane Capital LLC
  • John Laughter

    BS AE, Chair - AE
    Senior Vice President, Maintenance Operations
    Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • Bin Lu

    Ph.D. EE
    Global Vice President of R&D and Product Management Home & Business Networks IT Business
    Schneider Electric
  • Wonya Lucas

    BS IE
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Public Broadcasting Atlanta
  • John Marshall

    BS IE
    Co-Chairman
    OneTrust
  • Vinod Philip

    Chief Technology Officer
    Siemens AG
  • Guy Primus

    BS IE, MS IE
    Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer
    The VR Company
  • Mark Randolph

    BS EE
    Senior Vice President, Technology
    DTS, Inc.
  • Jocelyn Stargel

    BS IE, MS IE
    Consultant, Business Assurance Manager
    North American Electric Reliability Corporation
  • Stella M. Sudderth

    BS ME
    President
    MRU, Inc.
  • Michael Sutcliff (Mike)

    BS EE, MS MGT '87
    Group Chief Executive Officer
    Accenture Digital
  • James Thomson (Jim)

    BS IE
    Director
    Sumitomo Corporation of America Perennial Power Holdings
  • Maurice A. Trebuchon (Moe)

    BS IE, Chair - ISyE
    Executive in Residence
    H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Sophia Velastegui

    BS ME
    General Manager, Product in Artificial Intelligence and Research
    Microsoft
  • Emilio Venegas

    BS CE
    President
    Venegas Construction Corporation
  • Philip Williams (Phil)

    BS TEXT '70
    Managing Principal
    3 & L Advisors, LLC
  • Rick Zalesky

    BS CE
    Senior Advisor, Chevron
  • Ed Zoiss

    President, Electronic Systems
    Harris Corporation