Dr. Peter S. Temes
Founder & President
Peter began his career as a full-time member of the Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and went on to found Enterprise Interactive, a consulting and research firm.
Peter has led research initiatives for Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil, Microsoft, Disney, EY, Pfizer, GM’s autonomous vehicles group and many other companies in the technology, finance and consumer marketing sectors. Peter has also served as Dean and Campus Chief Executive for Northeastern University, President of the Antioch New England Graduate School and President of the Great Books Foundation.
He is the author and editor of several books, including Teaching Leadership, The Just War, and Against School Reform. Peter holds a Ph.D. and three master’s degrees from Columbia University.
Chief Operating Officer
Christian has deep experience in the high tech industry and a reputation for bridging the gap between sophisticated business strategies and impactful execution.
He has extensive experience with companies of all sizes including small startups and large corporations like Google, eBay, PayPal, Magento, Whirlpool, RealNetworks, and Financial Engines. Previously, he held senior leadership positions at Firewood Marketing, the SF Bay Area’s fastest growing agency, where he was the company’s first employee. He is the founder of Acoustic Orange, a business consulting and digital marketing company.
Judy has been a business and finance journalist for twenty years, publishing frequently in Crain’s New York Business, the Boston Globe, CFO Magazine, Business Week, and other publications. Judy holds an undergraduate degree in English and Business from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and a master’s degree in social sciences at Wesleyan University.
Al is a recognized authority on online commerce, IP Telephony, and applications of information technology. Al is the author of two books on online commerce and has published extensively on ERP and CRM. He has worked as a researcher and writer on the uses of technology in business for fifteen years. Al holds a master’s degree in business from Antioch University.
ILO Institute Fellows
ILO Institute Fellows advise the Institute on a range of issues and help to lead institute research projects.
Fanta Aw, Vice President of Campus Life & Inclusive Excellence, American University
Jim Rinaldi, former CIO of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Karen Morris, Chief IT Advisor and former Chief Innovation Officer of AIG
Ed Hoffman, CEO, Knowledge Strategies and long-time NASA Chief Knowledge Officer
Sharon Klotz, Executive Director, Design for America, and former Head of Invention Education for the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at Smithsonian Institution
John Barker, JD, CCEP, CHC, CHPC, CHRC, Senior Director, Digital Media Solutions at The Bonar Institute for Purposeful Leadership and former VP Strategy and Competitive Intelligence, Wolters Kluwer
Stephan Chase, former VP, Consumer Insight Research and Analytics of Marriott International
Zain Ismail, Director, Center for Healthcare Consumerism, AVIA
Eugene Kolker, Executive Vice President, Global Enterprise Services of DataArt; faculty at Tandon School of Engineering of NYU; formerly Vice President and Chief Data Officer of IBM