Lemuel Tarshis, Director of Management Technology Transfer, has had an industrial career of over 25 years of progressively responsible positions including general management, new product development, project management, strategic planning and R&D management. His experience is diversified, international and multifunctional, in the communications, electronics, consumer products, materials and related industries.
Lem started his industrial career with General Electric, rising through technical and business positions to become General Manager of the Housewares and Audio Business Division. He then served as Executive Vice President of Timex Corporation, and Vice President and General Manager, Communications Systems, for Times Fiber Communications. For General Instrument Corporation, Lem held the positions of Corporate Vice President, Business Development, and Vice President and General Manager, Distribution Systems Division.
Lem came to Stevens Institute in 1991, as Director, Design and Manufacturing Institute, and Research Professor in the Howe School of Technology Management. He has served since the inception of the Alliance as its Director of Management Technology Transfer. He has a consulting practice in the areas of innovation, product development, strategic planning, organization, and technology application.
Lem holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and a Ph.D. in Physics from Stanford University, and MBA (equivalent) management courses from General Electric Executive Institute, Stanford University, and the Wharton School.