Dennis A. Roberson is Vice Provost and Research Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology.In this capacity, he has responsibility for IIT’s relationships with its various corporate partners including IIT’s Career Management Center and Technology Transfer efforts.
Prior to IIT, he was EVP and CTO at Motorola. Roberson has an extensive corporate career including major business and technology responsibilities at IBM, DEC (now part of HP), AT&T, and NCR. He is and has been involved with a wide variety of technology, cultural, educational and youth organizations, including the governing boards of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), and HCJB Global, the National Advisory Board for the Boy Scouts of America and its Information Delivery Committee, and the International Advisory Panel for the Prime Minister of Malaysia. He is a frequent speaker at universities, technical workshops, and conferences around the globe.
Roberson has bachelor of science degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Physics from Washington State University and a MSEE degree from Stanford.more » « less