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Ethics: Damage Control or Mission Control?


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Join ISM-WW for a discussion of ethics with Al Erisman.

In 2017, Al Erisman completed 17 years as Executive in Residence in the School of Business, Government, and Economics at Seattle Pacific University (SPU), where he taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in business, ethics, and technology. He remains on emeritus status at SPU.

From 1969-2001 Al was at The Boeing Company, beginning as an applied mathematics researcher. During his last 11 years at Boeing he was the director of R&D for technology and mathematics, managing a staff of 250 computer scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. He was selected as a Senior Technical Fellow in the inaugural year of the program at Boeing in 1990.

He received a BS degree in mathematics from Northern Illinois University, and an MS and PhD in applied mathematics from Iowa State University.