Nicholas Donofrio (NAE) is a 44-year IBM veteran who held the coveted position of Executive Vice President Innovation and Technology and was also selected as an IBM Fellow, the company’s highest technical honor. He is a Life Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a Fellow of the U.K.-based Royal Academy of Engineering, a member of the U.S.-based National Academy of Engineering (NAE), a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the CT Academy of Science and Engineering, the New York Academy of Science, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu and the Society of Women Engineers. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of APTIV, Security Scorecard, Sproxil, Quantexa, HYPR Medaptive, the New York Genome Center, the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Peace Tech Lab. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Syracuse University and the MITRE Corporation. He served on the Boards of AMD, Liberty Mutual, the Bank of New York Mellon, O’Brien & Gere, the New York Hall of Science, the CT Board of Regents for Higher Education, NACME, INROADS, Clarkson University and RPI. He is an Executive in Residence at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies.