NASIR SHEIKH, PH.D.
Innovation Strategy Consultant
Dr. Nasir Sheikh is a tenure-track Associate Professor in the Department of Technology Management at the University of Bridgeport. Dr. Sheikh was a founding tenure-track faculty in the Department of Technology and Society, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at The State University of New York (SUNY), Korea from 2013 to 2017. SUNY Korea is a campus of The State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is teaching courses on entrepreneurship and technology ventures, leadership, strategy, decision making, computer networking, marketing, technology assessment, data science, and quality management. He has taught over twenty-five graduate and undergraduate courses. His research interests include technological innovation and commercialization, technology assessment, decision modeling, agent-based modeling and simulation, and analytics and has over twenty publications.
Dr. Sheikh has over thirty-five years of industry experience in building global information and communications technologies (ICT) businesses as an executive in technology management, sales, and marketing. He has served in business leadership roles at Atlas Telecom, UshaComm, CenterSpan Communications, and ACD Systems. Prior to that Dr. Sheikh had technology management and operational roles at AT&T Labs, NorTel, Philips Electronics, and Schlumberger. Prior to academia he was engaged in management consulting on next-generation renewal energy and healthcare technologies.
He holds a Ph.D. degree in Technology Management from Portland State University, an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Middle East Technical University.