Dr. Stuart Madnick, Professor & Founding Director, MIT Sloan
Dr. Stuart Madnick is the John Norris Maguire Professor of Information Technologies at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Professor of Engineering Systems at the MIT School of Engineering, and Founding Director of Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan (CAMS).
Dr. Madnick involvement in cybersecurity research goes back to 1979, when he co-authored the book Computer Security. Currently, he heads Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan: the Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.
Dr. Madnick holds a Ph.D. in computer science from MIT and has been an MIT faculty member since 1972. He served as the head of MIT’s Information Technologies Group in the Sloan School of Management for more than 20 years, as well as co-founder of the MIT Total Quality Data Management (TDQM) initiative. He is the author or co-author of more than 300 books, articles and reports. His other research interests include cybersecurity, Big Data, semantic connectivity, database technology, software project management and the strategic use of information technology.
Dr. Madnick has been active in industry as a developer of IBM’s VM/370 operating system and Lockheed’s DIALOG system. He has served as a consultant to major corporations and has been the co-founder of five high-tech firms and currently operates the 14th-century Langley Castle Hotel in England.