Mario Cardullo

Mario W. Cardullo’s experience as an engineering and management professional specializing in technology management is considerable, as is his career as an experienced entrepreneur, having founded or been a principal in a number of technology companies.  Mr. Cardullo is the Managing Director of The Belfield Group, Inc., consultants in technology, strategy and private equity.  He has widely published his work (130 papers, books and articles) in the fields of management of technology (MOT), technology entrepreneurism, energy, and systems engineering, and he was chosen as one of the 100 technology leaders in the Commonwealth of Virginia (1997-98).  Mr. Cardullo served as the Counselor, Technology and Entrepreneurism, to the Under Secretary of Commerce for the International Trade Administration. He is the inventor of the basic patent for the “RFID” devices (E-Zpass, Fast Toll, etc.).  He was also the first Planning Officer of the Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSTAT), where one of his achievements was the conception of the Maritime and Mobile Communications Satellite Program (MARSAT) and the highly successful Rescue Satellite System.  Mr. Cardullo holds BME, MME and MEA degrees and has done considerable doctoral studies at Polytechnic University (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Steven’s Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ), and MIT. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, an Associate Fellow of the AIAA, Senior Life Member of the IEEE, and holds patents in electronics and mechanical devices and systems.  Mr. Cardullo is also the author of Technological Entrepreneurism: Enterprise Formation, Financing and Growth.  This text was translated into in Chinese in 2007 by the Economic Press of Peking University, Beijing, PRC, and was quoted by President Hu Jintao of the PRC at the 17th Party Congress in February, 2008.  Mr. Cardullo has received the Bronze Medal for Outstanding Service from the U.S. Department of Energy, and in 2004, he was awarded the Silver Medal of the Senate of France for his outstanding service to entrepreneurism worldwide.  He was elected as a member of The Cosmos Club of Washington, D.C. in 2005, and in November 2007, Professor Cardullo was honored by the George Washington University by being inducted into the University’s Engineering and Science Hall of Fame for his achievements in engineering, academia and business.  Mr. Cardullo is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the New Engineering Foundation of the UK.

George Washington University

Master of Arts,

George Washington University

Master of Education Administration,

Polytechnic University1957

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Polytechnic University1957

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering