Michael PaigeDr. Michael Paige, Dean of Business
School of Business

Michael Paige has an extensive background in business and technology management, and is keenly interested in how to make technology work for us rather than the reverse. He most recently was the interim-President/CEO of System Detection Inc., an early-stage intrusion detection and e-security software company based in NYC.  He also served as the Executive Director for Xerox's fabled Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). He joined Xerox with the mission to continue to enhance the center's reputation for innovative excellence and increase the commercialization opportunities from their technology discoveries. This technology included bio-informatics and bio-printing, learning-based technologies, personal computing, Internet, e-commerce, MEMS (Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems), printing/ publishing, and software systems. 

Prior to joining Xerox, Dr. Paige was the General Manager for AGFA's Electronic Prepress Systems business that developed equipment for the worldwide printing and publishing industry. He has also held leadership positions with Gerber Scientific Instruments, WANG Labs and several consulting companies. Dr. Paige served as an Industrial Advisor Board Member to RIT 's School of Printing/Publishing and Technical Advisor to Telecomm City.
He holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana and an MBA from Boston University. He is a member of honor societies in business (Beta Alpha Psi), science (Alpha Psi), engineering (Tau Beta Pi), electrical engineering (Eta Kappa Nu), mathematics (Pi Mu Epsilon) and drama (Alpha Psi Omega). 

Dr. Michael Paige's area of expertise includes: technology innovation, emerging technologies, informatics, computer science, information science, disruptive technologies, management of innovation


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