Computer science and software engineering's Industrial Advisory Board

CSSE’s Industrial Advisory Board is a group of industry representatives that provide vital services to the department, such as reviewing curriculum, mentoring students, connecting faculty members with industries and providing needed support to the department. In the past, the department’s IAB has been cited by our accreditation agency, ABET, as a strong feature of our programs. Current board members are:



David Brooks

Private Consulting

Sam Coursen

Vice President and CIO (retired)

Freescale Semiconductor

Chris Easterwood

Vice President,  IT Operations and Technical

Southwire Company

Sean Fitzgerald

Senior Vice President of Technology and Services

eXcellence in IS Solutions

Philip G. Fraher


The Right Place

Gene Fuller


Remtech Inc.

Timothy Gilino

Systems Technical Analyst

ExxonMobil GSC Information Technology

Allen Greathouse

Vice President, Enterprise Information Services

Harris Corporation

Keith Hagler

UIT Planning Analyst

ExxonMobil GSC Information Technology

Kevin Harwood

Mutual Mobile

Brandon Holcomb

Vice President, Technology, Global Platform Developments


Peter A. Lovassy

Technical Lead

Lockheed Martin, Space Systems Company

C. Chris McGraw

President and CEO

Optimization Technology Inc.

Jason Ramsey

Senior Manager

CTS, Inc.

Glenn Phillips

Forte' Incorporated

Randy Robinson, chair

Vice President, Managed Services, Information Technology

Unum Group

Lee Sims

Senior Manager, Software Engineering
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Target and Countermeasure Programs

Mark Spencer


Digium, Inc.