SC Innovates® has a vital team of esteemed advisors who help us realize our vision for the future.

Sylvia Sloan Black, Ph.D.

President & Principal Consultant
Black Star Strategies

Adjunct Executive Coach
Center for Creative Leadership

Sylvia Sloan Black is a highly regarded executive coach and former faculty member at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina… (continued)

Deborah Dougherty, Ph.D.

Rutgers University

An expert on managing innovation and technology in large, complex organizations and rethinking the organizations to support innovation, Deborah Dougherty has served on the faculty of Rutgers University for 20… (continued)

Phillip H. Phan, Ph.D.

Professor & Executive Vice Dean
Johns Hopkins University

Phillip H. Phan joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2008, focusing his research on technology and competitive advantage, corporate governance and strategic management theory. He currently holds a… (continued)

Michel van Tooren, Ph.D.

Director, Research & Technology, Composites
Collins Aerospace

Dr. Michel van Tooren, PhD, is the director of Research and Technology, Composite Materials, for Collins Aerospace. His research interests include design automation, knowledge-based engineering, alternative aircraft concepts, composite aircraft… (continued)