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Joseph Mortati IR Sr Professorial Lectur Info Technology & Analytics

MBA, The Johns Hopkins University

BA, Rutgers University

BS, United States Air Force Academy

Professor Joseph Mortati instructs in the areas of information systems and operations management. He is Co-Director of the Kogod Blockchain Hub, serves on the Senate Faculty Committee on Information Services (CIS), and is the Faculty Advisor for the AU Consulting Club. He began his career serving in the U.S. Air Force flying F-4 Phantom supersonic fighters. Upon moving to the private sector, he worked as an IT Project Manager and Business Analyst until starting his own IT consulting business, which he ran for 10 years. His research areas are Emerging Technologies and analyzing cases of American pilots unaccounted-for from the Vietnam War. He is Chief Consultant for the non-profit Center for MIA Research. He was previously an adjunct instructor at: The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, the University of Maryland's Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), 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)".

Current Courses

ITEC-200 - The Edge of Information Technology
ITEC-355 - Production and Operations Management
ITEC-455 - Business Process Analysis

Previous Courses

American University
ITEC-616 - Information Systems (online and on-campus)
ITEC-617 - Information Systems
ITEC-643 - Project Management (hybrid)
KSB-630 - IT and the Future of Work (online immersion)
MGMT-382 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Johns Hopkins University
BU.310.410 - Systems Analysis and Design
BU.350.620 - Information Systems

University of Maryland, College Park
ENES-463 - Strategies for Managing Innovation
ENES-464 - International Entrepreneurship
ENES-498 - Special Topics in Entrepreneurship

George Mason University
MBA-712 - Project Management
MIS-301 - Business Information Systems
MIS-330 - Systems Analysis and Design
MSOM-302 - Operations Management
MSOM-306 - Managing Projects and Operations
OM-301 - Operations Management
OM-493 - Management of Technology Projects
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Spring 2021

  • ITEC-200 Edge of Information Technology

  • ITEC-200 Edge of Information Technology

  • ITEC-455 Business Process Analysis

Fall 2021

  • ITEC-200 Edge of Information Technology

  • ITEC-200 Edge of Information Technology

  • ITEC-200 Edge of Information Technology