Professor Donovan's Professional Biography
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Career Highlights

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  • Faculty at MIT, Yale, Tufts Medical School, Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, Texas Tech, Sorbonne Paris, 5,500 university students, supervised 54 thesis
  • Created, 6 public companies (Cambridge Technology Partners, OEC, etc), over 10 others, market capital over $8.3 billion, and over 11 thousand of jobs
  • MIT: Tenure, professor Management, Electrical Engineering; affiliated Economics, member Project MAC, Post Doctorate Fellow, Schultz award excellence in teaching
  • Tufts School of Medicine, Clinical professor of Pediatrics, Director Birth Defects Center, Faculty awards for research
  • Chairman Cambridge Technology Group
  • Vice Chairman SendLater
  • Authored 20 books, translated into 14 languages, 87 publications, 11 patents
  • Research contributions in operating systems, business, technology, energy, and birth defects
  • Led 200 workshops including; DOD, Navy, Jacksonville Electric Authority, Grand River Hospital, GM, AGEON, United Heath, Scooter Store.
  • Led 600 executive courses sponsored by AT&T, Oracle, HP, CITI group, SAP, NCR, Unisys, IBM, Informix, Lawson, Samsung, KPMG, DEC, Sun, taught 25, 000 executives in 40 countries
  • Received commendations from 12 Governors, DoD, Congress, Senate, and President George H. W. Bush
  • Technology adviser to President Ford, President Carter, President Regan and President Bush
  • Fellow, Yale University
  • Visiting scholar, Harvard University
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Hamilton Thorne
  • Commendation from Red Cross for work on birth defects and blood safety
  • Commendations from Lynn School system and town of Hamilton for charitable work with children
  • 40 year effort, in enhancing and granting to the town ball fields and trial easments on 699 acres of land
  • Endowed scholarships at Yale for children of city workers, "Donovan Scholars " fellowships at Boston University.
  • Educated: Yale (Ph.D), Yale (M.S.), Yale College (M.Eng.), Tufts/MIT (B.S.), MIT (Postdoctorate), University of Economics (Prague) (Honorary Doctorate Economics)