External Advisory Council

External Advisory Council

The Georgia Tech Research Institute External Advisory Council advises the organization on strategies and programs which will help GTRI meet challenges and attain goals. The Council is composed of proven national and local leaders in industry, research and academia.

Mr. John C. Bacon

EAC Chair (State and Industry)
President and CEO, Intellectual Property Partners, LLC

Dr. John F. Cassidy, Jr.
Senior VP of Sciences & Technology (Retired),
United Technologies Corporation

Dr. Don P. Giddens
Former Dean, Georgia Tech College of Engineering

The Honorable Hardie Davis
Georgia State Representative, 122nd District

RADM Winford G. (Jerry) Ellis, (USN, Ret.)
Professor, Naval Postgraduate School

The Honoroable John G. Grimes
Senior Advisor, Crucial Point LLC

Dr. William A. Madia
Vice President/Chairman of the Board
of Overseers for the SLAC National Accelerator
Laboratory at Stanford University

Mr. Richard C. Schaeffer, Jr.
Founder, Riverbank Associates LLC
Former Senior Executive, NSA