MSIT Program Director & Faculty - Peter Crowell
Peter Crowell is the founder of Context 360, Inc. Prior to founding the company Peter held senior positions in various Fortune 500 companies. He was the Senior Vice President of Technology for the McGraw-Hill media companies, the CIO of CBS, Inc., the President of Chase Access Services, a Chase Manhattan Bank, NA subsidiary, the Technology Architect for Chase Manhattan Bank, NA, and a Partner in CSC Consulting.
Peter started his career as a computer programmer and moved into his first CIO position in 1976. In 1998, after working on Web strategies at McGraw-Hill and CBS, he moved completely into the Web world when he founded and ran an Internet Systems Integration firm, Spider Partners, LLC. During that time he also acted as the President of an Internet community building company, UniverseONE, Inc.
An aggressive adopter of new technology to drive business results, Peter’s current work is spread across business education and sustainability research, consulting focused on new ventures, municipal planning and development, writing, and photography. All of his activities utilize the roles of strategist, mentor, coach, teacher, advisor, program designer and implementer.
He has held Chairman and President positions for the New York Chapter of the International Society for Information Management. He has taught courses in Information Technology Management, Business Strategy, Information Technology Strategy, eCommerce, Corporate Finance, and Process Reengineering in the MBA programs at Fordham University in New York City, Stevens Institute in New Jersey, and Metropolitan College in New York City. He currently teaches an assortment of business courses in multiple programs at Marlboro College Graduate School and in the MBA in Sustainability at Antioch University New England.
Mike Hoefer began teaching Internet Marketing at Marlboro College Graduate School in 2010 and was promoted to Program Director in the Fall of 2011. He is currently focused on ensuring the MSIT program continues to meet the needs of the next generation of online leaders.
Mike is the owner and principal at Hoeferweb, a consultancy that focuses on helping organizations reach their full potential through the application of Internet technologies and services to their marketing and collaboration challenges. His clients represents the broad range of business in the area from small start-ups to the region's largest non-profit organizations.
Since earning his Masters of Internet Strategy Management from Marlboro in 2000, Mike has held a variety of Internet Marketing & IT Leadership roles at MARKEM, The Hanover Insurance Group, and Lucidus Corporation. He speaks at regional conferences and regularly leads workshops on a variety of Internet Marketing topics.
Although Mike grew up here in Brattleboro, VT he has settled in nearby Keene, NH with his wife and 3 school-aged children.
As a public school teacher and librarian, Barb has been involved with the web for over 10 years. A 2006 MSIT graduate of Marlboro College Graduate Center, she now runs her own web development company, IrisLines, LLC. She helps her clients understand how they can use the web as more than a brochure and develops static as well as content management driven websites. At the Graduate School she teaches the Designing with Web Standards class.
Phil Ailes is the owner of Ailes Consulting LLC, providing project management and training solutions for his clients. Prior to Ailes Consulting, Phil worked at Fidelity Investments as a Senior Project Manager/Instructional Designer designing, developing, delivering and managing company-wide training programs. Phil has worked as the Sales Training Manager at Markem, Global Training Director at NetScout systems, and Senior Sales Trainer at Digital Equipment Corporation.
He is currently the Vice President of Professional Development for the local chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a member of several Agile Project Management groups.
He holds a Master of Management from Cambridge College in Cambridge Massachusetts. Phil lives in Hinsdale with his wife Jodie and their dog Lilly.
Camper Bull has held leadership and management positions in both commercial and philanthropic environments. He has developed and delivered several leadership training programs in business and industry as well as for high school seniors and foreign exchange students. His extensive travel and experience throughout Europe, Africa and Asia provide additional strength and a global view to Camper’s communications and project management training.
Lisa Sieverts runs Facilitated Change, an independent project management consulting company. She is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI), a global leader in the development of standards for the practice of project management, and in 2009 is the President of the regional PMI chapter. Previously, she worked for Hewlett-Packard in California and Idaho from 1990-2002. Lisa holds an M.B.A. from the Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA.
With more then two decades of experience spanning Marketing, Training, Technology and Project Management, Jill has been influencing change in organizations for most of her professional career. Her involvement in the development and implementation of enterprise wide technology solutions fueled her passion surrounding the principles of learning and Human Computer Interaction. As a result she successfully pioneered corporate technology training programs that supported the unique characteristics of the adult learner. Her experiences have also lead her to establish two evolving companies: Brain Logic, whose mission is to provide businesses and non-profits marketing direction to succeed in the marketplace and Open Sesame Designs, focused on delivering easy to use, and accessible, technology solutions. Jill earned her Masters of Teaching with Technologies and Masters of Science in Management from the Marlboro Graduate Center. She is currently the President of the Monadnock Chapter PMI and is a Project Manager focused on managing an application development project in the insurance industry.
Carol has 18 years experience in business systems process design and implementation within a Fortune 50 services and software supply chain organization, as well as expertise in program and project management, business process specification and implementation, and information management. She is known as an effective operational and change manager and has a proven track record leading and facilitating cross-functional, international teams to exceed targeted business results; formulating and executing strategic plans to drive successful resolution of business challenges; fostering professional growth by mentoring team members; reducing operating costs by implementing state-of-the-art technology. Carol currently works for Newsbank, inc. as a project manager. She holds a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.