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Neil Sheridan

  • MBA
  • Doctoral Researcher
  • Universiteit Twente Faculteit Geo-Informatie Wetenschappen en Aardobservatie

    Professional experience

    Doctoral Researcher

    University of Twente

    October 2010 - Present

    Adjunct Professor of Management

    Kettering University

    January 2010 - Present

    Director, TechWorks Advanced Technology Business Accelerator

    Kettering University

    September 2008 - Present


    CSMI (Professional Speaker / Strategy Consulting)

    November 2004 - Present

    Managing Consultant

    KPMG / BearingPoint

    June 1999 - November 2004(5 years)

    Deputy Mayor

    City of Jersey City

    December 1992 - June 1999(7 years)

    Senior Financial Analyst

    JP Morgan

    June 1986 - December 1992(7 years)

    Marketing Support


    September 1985 - May 1986(8 months)

    Instructor, Drew Computer Initiative

    Drew University

    August 1984 - September 1985(a year)


    Ph.D. Management

    University of Twente

    November 2010 - Present

    Masters of Science - Information Technology

    Kettering University

    July 2009 - Present

    ZOP (German language certification)


    January 2002 - July 2002(6 months)

    MBA - Finance (with additional work in International Studies)

    New York University

    June 1986 - May 1992(6 years)

    BA - International Affairs (with additional graduate studies)

    Drew University

    September 1982 - May 1986(4 years)


    Executive and consultant for technology, strategy, governance, risk management, and turnaround initiatives. Fluent German, international management leadership, and deep industry experience in technology, financial services, health care, higher education, manufacturing, government and not-for-profits. Program director and lecturer at Kettering University, a leading U.S. engineering and applied sciences institution. Leads the Kettering TechWorks program which provides training, mentoring, networking and laboratories to advanced technology start-up and growth companies. Researcher on innovation management strategy with NIKOS, the University of Twente’s expert center for knowledge intensive entrepreneurship which conducts research, teaching, consultancy, training and business development support for tech ventures. HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS * Technology innovation development expert * Senior executive and Board leadership experience * International management consultant and C-level relationship manager * Sold and delivered strategy and solutions projects to major American, European, and Asian companies * Extensive experience in technology, financial services, health care, public sector, and manufacturing * Led teams of technical experts and management professionals across time zones * More than 25 years of success in international collaborative projects. Intercultural expert. * USA and EU (Irish) dual citizenship. Fluent German.