Michael Lissack

Position: Executive Director
Location: Marblehead, MA

Michael is the Executive Director of the Institute, President of the American Society for Cybernetics, ISCE Professor of Meaning in Organizations, Professor of Design and Innovation at Tongji University, Visiting Fellow at Hull University Business School, and an Affiliate Member of the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University.

Rob Wiesenberg

Position: Chief of Technology
Location: White Plains, NY

Rob is the President of Contegra Systems a software firm which works with small, medium and large-tier businesses to develop customized, information publishing products. His passion is discovering how new technologies can solve business challenges. Rob has guided ISCE.edu's technological development since 2012.

Debra DeSousa

Position: Director of Campus Relations
Location: Detroit, MI

Debbie is the CEO of Companies Bellisle, a sales and marketing consulting firm in Chelsea, Michigan. Debbie has been involved and very successful in the software start-up business due to her entrepreneurial attitude and her ability to build long lasting relationships with her customers. As a graduate of Indiana University’s Music School and Case Western Reserves’s Library School, she has remained very active in the music and libraries’ world. A passion of hers is walking in the woods with her two Vizsla dogs.

Renn Brown

Position: Deputy Director of Campus Operations
Location: Marblehead, MA

Renn joined the ISCE.edu team in the fall of 2015. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Charlotte with a degree in Actuarial Mathematics. Renn is an aspiring polyglot, an avid traveler, and spends his free time assisting programs focused on meaningful social change.

Nobosny Perez

Position: Chief Programmer
Location: Miami, FL

Nobo is a programming wiz and without him the apps would not be. Nobo's skills were honed by dealing with Cuba's technology challenges.

Stephen Chow

Position: Legal, Intellectual Property
Location: Boston, MA

Steve is a partner in the Boston firm of Burns & Levinson. He advises us on intellectual property matters.

Aaron Farmer

Position: Legal, Tax & Corporate
Location: Boston, MA

Aaron is the founder of the Naples firm of Farmer and Associates. He provides legal counsel with regard to general corporate and tax matters.

Larry Snowhite

Position: Advisor, Strategy & Marketing
Location: Washington, D.C.

Larry, the principal of Snowhite Educational Solutions, was a longtime government relations specialist for McGraw-Hill Education and others.

Tom Koulopoulos

Position: Advisor, Strategy
Location: Andover, MA

Tom is the chairman and founder of Delphi Group. He writes and consults on the leading edge business trends and technology.

Rita Ferrandino

Position: Advisor, Strategy
Location: Sarasota, FL

Rita is a founding partner of ARC Capital Development and presently serves as President of UPenn's EDSi education incubator.

Kevin Custer

Position: Advisor, Strategy
Location: Denver, CO

Kevin is a founding partner of ARC Capital Development and has been the CEO of numerous firms in the education software space.

Laura Sanderford

Position: Advisor, Anti-Bullying 
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Laura Sanderford has been teaching for 33 years. She has written for various newspapers and magazines on the topic of education, presented at a variety of conferences on science and technology, and been involved with all aspects of education.

Jaimie M. Engle

Position: Advisor, Anti-Bullying
Location: Melbourne, FL

Jaimie M. Engle is an award-winning children's book author from Melbourne, Florida. Her anti-bullying fantasy adventure novel is Clifton Chase and the Arrow of Light.

Alison Morano

Position: Advisor, Sexual Assault Prevention
Location: Jacksonville, FL

Alison is the co-founder of The Affirmative Consent Project. Its mission is to help educate college youth about the need to obtain affirmative consent to sexual activity.

Melissa Mel

Position: Advisor, Sexual Assault Prevention
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Vulnerable populations and victims touch a special place in Melisa Mel’s heart. After teaching English as a Second Language for 18 years overseas in Spain and teaching young adults with Severe Disabilities and Severe Autism for 10 years, she moved her focus to policing and first responder issues surrounding victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes. Mel is currently the CEO of her company From Victim to Survivor. Its mission is to connect with any who relate to or care about abuse on any and all levels.

Alicia Juarrero

Position: Social Entrepreneurship
Location: Washington, DC

Alicia is Professor Emerita of Philosophy at Prince George’s Community College (MD) and is an Affiliate Scholar in Residence at the Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Juarrero was named the 2002 U.S. Professor of the Year by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Ron Schultz

Position: Social Entrepreneurship
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Ron is the founder of Entrepreneurs for Change and Creating Good Works Media. Ron has a decades long history in social entrepreneurship.