• Board Members

  • The Shoulders of Giants is governed by two bodies: our Board of Directors, who steer the growth of the organization, and our Industry Advisory Board, a collection of technical professionals who engage with our faculty to nurture relevance to industry and community within our curricula.

  • Board of Directors

  • Steven J. Foland, PhD

    President | Head of Faculty

    Director of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Dallas

    TSoG Co-Founder | Head of Faculty

  • Kirby Drake, JD

    Vice President | Director

    Partner at Klemchuck, LLP

    TSoG Co-Founder

  • David Dooley


    Director of Business Development at Hitachi Consulting

  • Doug Zahniser


    Senior Managing Consultant at IBM, Retired

  • Ranjan Misra


    President and COO at Hitec Power Protection, Inc.

  • Industry Advisory Board

  • Daniel Schlieter, PhD

    IAB Chair

    Senior Electrical Engineer II at Raytheon

  • Mark Greene

    IAB Secretary

    Microwave Engineer at Qorvo

  • Michael Simister, PE

    IAB Member

    Project Engineer at Intertek

  • Raul Maldonado

    IAB Member

    Controls Engineer at GENPACT

  • Mounir "Ben" Errami MD, PhD, MBA

    IAB Member

    Resident Physician at UT Southwestern Medical Center

  • Samantha Purvis

    IAB Member

    Hazard Communication Specialist at NCH Corporation