Executive Advisory Board

Mission

The UNH-IOL Executive Advisory Board's mission is to provide a forum for the UNH-IOL partners and collaborators to help shape the future of the lab to the benefit of the students, the advancement of technology, and the continued success of its member companies.

Goals

  • Promote the objectives and interests of the UNH-IOL to the data communications industry, governments, UNH Administration, New England community colleges and New England schools.
  • Advise ways to enhance the UNH-IOL's student experience and knowledge base.
  • Advise on industry trends in hiring and desirable career skills.
  • Provide thoughtful leadership on innovative concepts and strategic directions.
  • Make advancements in K-12 student outreach activities designed to help grow the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) pipeline and increase awareness of computer science opportunities.

Board Members

Glenn Ballard
Developer, Computer Science ('17)
UNH-IOL

Radim Bartos
Assoc. Professor and Computer Science Chair
UNH

David Chalupsky
Principle Engineer
Intel Corporation

Kent Chamberlin
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
UNH

Ric Chavez
(Advisory Board Chair) Sr. Manager, Engineering
Cisco

Kirt Gillum
Engineering Director
Dell, Inc

Erica Johnson
Director
UNH-IOL

Hadriel Kaplan
VP of Technology
128 Technology

Nicholas Kirsch
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
UNH Connectivity Research Center Director

Dave Kjendal
CTO/VP Engineering
Senet

Jeff Lapak
Associate Director
UNH-IOL

Eric MacDonald
Investor
Entrepreneur

Fran Meffen
Counselor
STEAM Academy Extended Learning Coordinator at DMS

Vishnu Shukla
Principal Technologist
Verizon

Bob Thurston
VP, Architecture & Integrated Engineering
Fidelity Investments

Chuck Zercher
Interim Dean of College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
UNH