Shahin Khan is the Founder at Orion Enterprises. Orion Enterprises is a high technology advisory and marketing services firm skilled at helping clients differentiate themselves to drive greater business results. Prior to starting Orion, Mr. Khan was the former Chief Competitive Officer at Sun Microsystems. Shahin has held executive positions at Cray Research, Silicon Graphics and a number of High Tech start-ups.
Jim Kneeland is currently the Executive Program Director for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, RMV Division, responsible for a $100+ million dollar innovation effort to rewrite all the applications at the Registry of Motor Vehicles. An MBA and PMP, Jim is also a certified and warranted federal contract officer and taught IT at Northeastern University for over 20 years. As CIO for the Registry of Motor Vehicles in the early nineties he implemented a number of state-of-the art IT solutions which included the credit card style license.
David Korkosz has had a long and successful career as an independent executive coach. Mr. Korkosz has coached some of the world’s business leaders. He has a BSEE from MIT and a MS from Cornell University.
Daniel Langermann is a management professional focused on leveraging Information Technology for business value. Dan is currently working with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on their invoice-processing platform. Dan is experienced in high tech, aerospace, defense, semiconductor, and consumer packaged goods. Dan is also a frequent guest lecturer at the graduate school of business.
Gloria Cordes Larson is the former President of Bentley University. Ms. Larson served as Massachusetts Secretary of Economic Affairs, Massachusetts Secretary of Consumer Affairs, and Chairman of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. She served as a Deputy Director of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission. She was a partner of Foley, Hoag and Eliot LLP, a law firm. Ms. Larson holds several board positions. Ms. Larson graduated from Vassar College and earned her law degree at the University of Virginia.
Dick LeFave is Independent IT Consultant and corporate board member. Mr. LeFave, CIO level advisory service, specializes in helping organizations in IT transformation and M&A implementation. Dick’s experience includes over 25 years at the CIO level and 35 years in various IT executive positions. Dick worked with AMDOCS, Ciena, Nextel, Sprint, and Southern New England Telephone.
Jim Loehr is a performance psychologist, co-founder of the Human Performance Institute, and author of numerous books, including The Power of Story and The Power of Full Engagement.
Jennifer Lynch is Communication Manager for The Standish Group. Jennifer’s expertise is to create and execute an industry, press and customer communications strategy designed to increase the visibility and awareness of The Standish Group, its products, services, and corporate citizenship initiatives.
Tobey B. Marzouk is a partner in the Washington DC law firm, Marzouk and Perry. Tobey specializes in software project law. He has lectured extensively on information technology law and has authored three books on software and computer law, as well as numerous articles in national and international trade and legal journals. Mr. Marzouk received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his law degree from Harvard Law School.
The Good Mate Workshops provide a platform for individual team mates to improve their relationship skills. In these workshops, Evan Sorensen and Jim Johnson present an overview of over 65 years of research from The Standish Group (on project team performance) as well as the Gottman Institute (on personal relationships). The workshop will highlight our new book The Good Mate: How Understanding Team Relationships Can Make You Happier and More Productive. This workshop is neither a team-building exercise nor a technical workshop. It is focused only on how individual team mates can develop better relationship skills for cohesive, productive, and happier teams.