Management Information Systems Faculty Mentors

General Career Advice

Sue Metzger

sue.metzger@villanova.edu
(610) 519-8064
Room 2047


Sue McFarland Metzger is an Instructor of Management Information Systems at Villanova University. Prior to Villanova, she was a Director of Global Support for SAP America, managing teams and processes that provided large scale, global support to critical customer situations. She received her MS in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and undergraduate degree from Bucknell University. At Villanova’s School of Business, she teaches courses ranging from strategic information technology to CRM and ERP, mobile application development and engineering entrepreneurship. Sue has recently spearheaded the VU Women in Tech initiative that hosts events for students, faculty, staff and alumni to share experiences leading with technology, highlight opportunities for women to innovate with technology, and motivate those who hesitate. Because of Sue’s industry experiences, she provides career counseling to students interested in technology-based careers. In addition to teaching at VSB, Sue also teaches some for Engineering Entrepreneurship as well as Computing Sciences. Therefore, if you are looking for a Computer Science minor or perhaps are an engineer at VSB for a minor, Sue may be a good resource for you.

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Grad School/Academia

Bill Wagner

william.wagner@villanova.edu
(610) 519-6446
Room 3075

Dr. Wagner has been a professor of Information Systems at Villanova University since 1991.  He received his Ph.D. in MIS from the University of Kentucky in 1992.  While at Villanova he has developed over 30 new MIS courses, including “Enterprise Systems”, “Mobile Application Development” and “IT for Church Management.” He has co-authored three books and over 35 journal articles in IT-related fields.  In 2004 he was identified as an “industry thought leader” by SAP.  Recently (2015), he was the recipient of the Meyer award for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship and was a co-winner of the 2011 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers’ award for Excellence.  He is the coordinator for the SAP University Alliance and has helped many students get started in IT consulting careers.  He has been involved in several startups and was CTO of a mobile application development firm.  He has supervised dozens of graduate and undergraduate independent studies, and many of his students have successfully pursued advanced graduate degrees.

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Business Analytics

Wen Hong

wenhong.luo@villanova.edu
(610) 519-5592
Room 3002


Dr. Wenhong Luo teaches Business Intelligence and Performance Management (MIS3060) and Database Management (MIS2030) at VSB.  His current research focuses on how business analytics are used to support fact-based decision making in organizations.  He has consulted in the area of business analytics for companies in pharmaceutical, financial and other industries.  He has also an interest in sports analytics. 

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Business Technology Consulting

Stephen Andriole

stephen.andriole@villanova.edu
(610) 519-5913
Room 3055


Thomas G. Labrecque Professor Business Technology Business Technology Management, Consulting, Innovation & Entrepreneurialism I have experience in the corporate and academic worlds through senior positions in several companies and as a full professor at three universities.  I have founded several companies and research centers.  I have participated in the Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) of eleven companies.  I have consulted for Fortune 100 companies and numerous start-ups.  I sit on boards of directors.  I am an active angel investor.  I have published thirty-five books on technology, technology management, consulting, innovation, analytical methodology and technology due diligence.  I am available to discuss career opportunities in specific vertical industries (especially technology, insurance, financial services and healthcare), technology, consulting and education.  More information about me can be found at: www.andriole.com; http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveandriole/#13385af93276; and  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Andriole.

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timothy.ay@villanova.edu
(610) 519-4412

Timothy Ay is a veteran IT executive with deep experience in higher education and non-profit organizations. He has demonstrated expertise in analyzing, designing, developing, and integrating, new technologies to meet established business needs and strategic initiatives. In his current role, as the Director of Higher Ed Solutions for roundCorner, he leads a team that assists organizations (predominately non-profit/Higher Ed) migrating legacy applications to the Salesforce platform by providing strategy, guidance, and expertise with respect to business process, data migration, real time integration, and data analytics. In his former role as the CTO of Villanova University, he specialized in aligning technology with business strategy, enterprise architecture, disaster recovery, security, and network and communications systems. His responsibilities included deploying cloud technologies within the University's infrastructure, development of enterprise IT disaster recovery plans, and the design and implementation of the campus wide network. He is experienced in smart card technologies and access systems, VOIP, and converged network architecture and technologies. As a technologist and a faculty member, Mr. Ay is experienced in a wide variety of educational technologies including eTextbooks, learning management platforms, collaboration tools, and teaching/content delivery technologies.

Chung

q.chung@villanova.edu
(610) 519-7858
Room 3089


Originally from Korea, Dr. Chung is an MIS professor teaching VSB 2006 (Strategic Information Technology), MIS 2030 (Database Management), and other advanced graduate courses. He provides academic advice with regard to majors and minors, curriculum overview, course selection, and study abroad. Students can also meet with Dr. Chung to discuss post-college career, long-term career planning, and of course to talk about life. 

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Information Assurance/Audit

Janice Sipior

janice.sipior@villanova.edu
(610) 519-4347
Room 3047

Janice C. Sipior, Ph.D., Professor of MIS, has undertaken extensive research addressing ethical and legal considerations associated with information systems and managing risks.  She has published on topics such as bring your own device (BYOD); internet jurisdiction for e-commerce and cloud computing; benefits and risks of social business; privacy concerns associated with smartphone use, email, and online presence; e-discovery; and e-commerce sales and use tax.  She served on the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Code of Ethics Update Task Force.

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SAP Consulting

Sue Metzger

sue.metzger@villanova.edu
(610) 519-8064
Room 2047


Sue McFarland Metzger is an Instructor of Management Information Systems at Villanova University. Prior to Villanova, she was a Director of Global Support for SAP America, managing teams and processes that provided large scale, global support to critical customer situations. She received her MS in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and undergraduate degree from Bucknell University. At Villanova’s School of Business, she teaches courses ranging from strategic information technology to CRM and ERP, mobile application development and engineering entrepreneurship. Sue has recently spearheaded the VU Women in Tech initiative that hosts events for students, faculty, staff and alumni to share experiences leading with technology, highlight opportunities for women to innovate with technology, and motivate those who hesitate. Because of Sue’s industry experiences, she provides career counseling to students interested in technology-based careers. In addition to teaching at VSB, Sue also teaches some for Engineering Entrepreneurship as well as Computing Sciences. Therefore, if you are looking for a Computer Science minor or perhaps are an engineer at VSB for a minor, Sue may be a good resource for you.

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Bill Wagner

william.wagner@villanova.edu
(610) 519-6446
Room 3075

Dr. Wagner has been a professor of Information Systems at Villanova University since 1991.  He received his Ph.D. in MIS from the University of Kentucky in 1992.  While at Villanova he has developed over 30 new MIS courses, including “Enterprise Systems”, “Mobile Application Development” and “IT for Church Management.” He has co-authored three books and over 35 journal articles in IT-related fields.  In 2004 he was identified as an “industry thought leader” by SAP.  Recently (2015), he was the recipient of the Meyer award for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship and was a co-winner of the 2011 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers’ award for Excellence.  He is the coordinator for the SAP University Alliance and has helped many students get started in IT consulting careers.  He has been involved in several startups and was CTO of a mobile application development firm.  He has supervised dozens of graduate and undergraduate independent studies, and many of his students have successfully pursued advanced graduate degrees.

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