AACSB accreditation

Elizabeth and Allen Don Center for Innovative Technology and Decision Sciences


The Center will become a leading provider of knowledge in the areas of innovation, technology and decision sciences and sustainability.


The mission of the Elizabeth and Allen Don Center for Innovative Technology and Decision Sciences is to create and disseminate relevant knowledge and scholarship in the areas of sustainable innovation, technology and decision sciences.

A knowledge hub for innovation featuring:

  • Speaker events (such as Panel Discussions)
  • Workshops, seminars and conferences
  • Customized training courses and programs
  • Consultancy Services – Curated research, customized projects and reports in the following areas:
      • Decision making and data analytics
      • Innovation strategies
      • Operations and supply chain management
      • Strategy and Entrepreneurship
      • Marketing
      • Sustainability and corporate social responsibility

Academic-Industry Interaction to:

  • Address industry needs through focused research and/or training
  • Enrich student experience through participation in events and projects
  • Create a powerful workforce by improving students’ skills

Advisory Board

John Borst
IT Enterprise Operations, Cenveo

Felix Cirillo
Chief Technology Officer

Michael Hurley
Senior Strategic Account Manager
App Annie

Stephen Davy
Managing Director/Chief Technology Officer 
Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking (SGCIB)

Barbara Porter
Chief Technology Officer

For further information, please contact:

Gita Surie
Professor and Chair, Management
Hagedorn Hall of Enterprise, Room 311
p – 516.877.4625
e – surie@adelphi.edu

Zhimin Huang
Professor and Chair, Decision Sciences and Marketing
Hagedorn Hall of Enterprise, Room 315
p – 516.877.4633
e – huang@adelphi.edu

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