STAC members represent the academic, business and policy leadership of Rhode Island.
Council members meet on a regular basis to review progress and develop new recommendations for enhancing research and development, supporting entrepreneurial activity, and increasing innovation in Rhode Island. Click on a person's name to view their profile.
Clyde Briant, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research, Brown University (Co-Chair)
Peter Alfonso, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Economic Development, URI (Co-Chair)
Pierre Corriveau, Ph.D
Chief Technology Officer, Naval Undersea War Center
David Hibbitt, Ph.D.
Founder and Former Chairman, ABAQUS, Inc.
Chief Catalyst, Business Innovation Factory
Stuart M. McGuigan
Senior Vice President and CIO, CVS Caremark
Vice President and General Manager, Amgen Rhode Island
Thomas Rockett, Ph.D.
Member, Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education
Peter Snyder, Ph.D.
Vice President of Research, Lifespan
Interim Chief Technology Officer, GTECH Holdings Corporation