Originally from Long Island, NY, Tom has been living in New Zealand for the past 5 years. Tom has been the Director for Online Learning at a small University in the U.S. for the past 10 years (a position he still holds). In addition, Tom has been working in the IT public sector for many years and for half of his time in NZ. He brings the experience of the business community to his role as Lecturer at EIT. He is the Internship Program Coordinator and looks forward to bridging the gap between academia and business for the student body.