Dr. Tom Coughlan


Dr. Coughlan is a management and marketing professional who has spent several decades industry, and over a decade as a professional academic. His professional experience has been centered around the technology industry where he managed both national and global project for clients that include IBM, Cisco, Oracle, and Lotus. However, in addition he has done extensive work with professional services firms, and large scale commercial real projects.
His academic background includes teaching and administrative assignments for several different institutions in both the United States and Europe. Currently his academic appointments MIM, Mercy College, Sacred Heart University, and the University of Bridgeport. He is the former Program Head of the Mercy College MBA Program, former Associate Dean of the Mercy College School of Business, Founding Editor of the Journal of Management and Innovation, and a former contract writer for Harvard Business Publishing.

Dr. Coughlan’s reach includes a large body of work centered around management, innovation, virtual proximity, and expatriate effectiveness.