Brown University Selects Executive Science & Technology Advisory Committee

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University Names Distinguished Industry Experts to Advise its New Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership Program

Brown University's Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership (EMSTL) program today announced the members of its advisory committee. The EMSTL advisory committee comprises senior executives from science, technology and engineering fields who are known for success in facing the challenges of competing in today's complex, global economy.

These industry leaders will ensure the market relevance of the EMSTL program, which prepares technical experts to be global leaders who drive innovation and corporate success. The technically-trained professionals who choose EMSTL move beyond technical expertise by developing their leadership capacity, broadening their impact, and achieving personal and enterprise success.

"We are delighted to have such a distinguished and diverse group of industry leaders on the EMSTL advisory committee," said Sandra Smith, EMSTL director. "They join award-winning faculty and university leaders who are shaping the program and setting a new standard of leadership development for science and technology professionals."

Brown University’s EMSTL advisory committee members are:

Pablo Calamera
Chief Technology Officer, Vonage

Youngcho Chi
Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Strategy (retired), Samsung Electronics

Scott Donnelly
Chairman, President and CEO, Textron

Michael Donohue
Chief Marketing Officer, Power Services, GE Power

David Ebersman
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lyra Health

Sudhir Jain
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Citigroup

Sharon Kamra
Chief Talent Officer, SapientNitro

Jae Ha Lee
Dean, Graduate School of Business, Sungkyunkwan University

Deepak Munganahalli
Founder and Chairman, JOULON, Dubaï, UAE

Jens Rieger
Senior Vice President, Advanced Materials & Systems Research - Technology Innovation BASF SE

Stanton J. Rowe
Chief Scientific Officer and Corporate Vice President, Advanced Technology, Edwards Lifesciences

Leonard A. Schlesinger
Professor, Business Administration, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

Susan Vogt
Chief Executive Officer, Aushon BioSystems

"Real-world problem solving is a key component of the EMSTL program," said Anubhav Tripathi, PhD, EMSTL executive academic director. “The advisory committee’s experience and insight are invaluable resources and ensure we address the complex problems leaders face as they accelerate their careers, broaden their impact, and propel their businesses forward.”

The EMSTL program leverages Brown's interdisciplinary excellence with a multidisciplinary curriculum focused on the development of pragmatic, immediately applicable leadership skills. Based at Brown’s School of Engineering and School of Professional Studies, EMSTL prepares highly effective leaders to unleash new market opportunities and drive significant growth. This 16-month graduate program meets the needs of working professionals with a highly collaborative learning environment and a blend of state-of-the-art online and residential learning. Graduates earn a Master’s degree from Brown University and join its powerful, global alumni network.

Brown University, an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution, offers outstanding undergraduate and post-graduate programs and a portfolio of executive master’s programs in Cybersecurity, Healthcare Leadership, Science and Technology Leadership, and the IE Brown Executive MBA. These accelerated programs of intensive study prepare mid-career professionals to lead transformative change.

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