Dean, IIT school of Applied Technology and Director of Rice Campus
Carl "Bob" Carlson is the founder and dean of the School of Applied Technology (SAT) at the Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) in Chicago. He has guided the development of SAT to becoming one of the largest colleges at Illinois Tech. He also is a full professor of the Information Technology and Management Department and executive director of the Entrepreneurship Academy at Illlinois Tech. He has over 160 research publications and is widely known in industry and business for the application of his large scale database design techniques, his Testing Maturity Model for managing software testing and the Business Innovation Maturity Model for guiding corporate innovation development.