Dr. Jon Wade
Jon Wade is a research professor in the School of Systems and Enterprises at the Stevens Institute of Technology. He currently serves as the director of the Systems and Software Engineering Division, as the chief technology officer of the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC) UARC and as the INCOSE associate director for academic research. Dr.Wade has served as the Associate Dean of Research of the School of Systems and Enterprises. His research interests include complex systems, future directions in systems engineering research, and the use of technology in systems engineering and STEM education. Dr. Wade received his S.B., S.M., E.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Professor Wade has an extensive background in leading research and development organizations and managing the development of Enterprise quality products. Previously, Wade was the executive vice president of engineering at International Game Technology (IGT) where he created corporate vision, led product development, championed the development of a corporate architecture and system development practices, and managed corporate wide research and development. Before joining IGT, Wade spent ten years at Sun Microsystems during which time he managed the development of the Ultra- SPARC V based Enterprise Server family and served as the product manager for high-performance interconnects. Prior to this, he led super computer development at Thinking Machines Corporation.
Dr. Wade was elected to the Sigma Xi (Scientific Research), Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering), and Eta Kappa Nu (National Electrical Engineering) Honorary Societies.
Wade has served on the Boards of a number of organizations including the Software and Systems Consortium, DigiDeal Corporation, and the Center for Excellence in Education.