Michael Driscoll ,

  • Industry Associate Professor

Michael Driscoll

Michael Driscoll is a Lecturer in the Department of Technology Management and Innovation at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.  He has earned an MBA from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, MS in Telecommunications and Information Management from Polytechnic University and BA (Magna Cum Laude) in Economics from Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY.

Driscoll was previously Senior Manager of Technical Staff (SMTS) at Verizon for 29 years.  Rotating through numerous managerial positions with increasing scope and responsibilities, Mike was selected into the Verizon Lean Six Sigma (VLSS) Program in 2014 and earned his Black Belt Certification in January 2016.  During this time, Mike received the 2014 Best In Class Award - Tools and Analysis for his Six Sigma Project which produced $3.1M in savings.  In December 2015, as a capstone to his Verizon career, Mike was awarded Best In Class Award - #1 EBITDA for another Six Sigma Project which resulted in $11.4M in savings.


Research Interests
Global innovation (emerging markets), global technology strategy, entrepreneurship within corporate venues, managing growing enterprises and diversity within organizations

New York University Tandon School of Engineering
From: January 2016 to present

Senior Manager of Technical Staff (SMTS)
From: July 1987 to April 2016

New York University Tandon School of Engineering
From: May 2010 to December 2015

NYU Tandon Dean's Award For Excellence In Online Education (May 2021)

NYU Tandon Faculty Advisor Of The Year: Women In Business and Entrepreneurship (WIBE) Student Club (May 2019)