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Joseph Mortati

Executive in Residence Department of Information Technology

Joseph Mortati instructs in the areas of information systems and operations and project management and serves on the Senate Faculty Committee on Information Services (CIS) and the Kogod Curriculum Assessment Committee (CAC). He began his career serving in the U.S. Air Force flying supersonic fighters where he was an instructor and later, a Joint Training Project Manager. Upon moving to the private sector, he then worked as an IT Project Manager and Analyst for four years until he started his own IT consulting business that he ran for ten years.

He was previously an adjunct professor at: The Johns Hopkins University's Carey Business School, the University of Maryland's Hillman Entrepreneurs Program, and George Mason University's School of Business. He is the author of "Collision Course - How Good Business Decisions Sank the Titanic (and why you're making the same mistakes)".


MBA, The Johns Hopkins University
BA, Rutgers University
BS, United States Air Force Academy

KSB - Information Technology
Kogod - 36

Fall 2017 Office Hours

Monday: 09:45 AM-12:00 PM, 2:30-3:30 PM, 5:30-6:30 PM

Wednesday: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, 1:00-3:00 PM

Thursday: 09:45 AM-12:00 PM, 2:30-3:30 PM, 5:30-6:30 PM

Other times by appointment

Contact Info
(202) 885-1871 (Office)

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  • Summer 2017

  • Fall 2017