Prof. Stuart Madnick, SB ‘66, SM ‘69, PhD ‘72
MIT Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, (IC)3
Speaker/Panelist 2016, 2015
Cybersecurity: New Approaches to Assessing and Maximizing Your Protection (2015)
Stuart Madnick, John Norris Maguire Professor of Information Technologies at the MIT Sloan School, holds a PhD in computer science from MIT and has been an MIT faculty member since 1972. He served as the head of MIT Sloan Information Technologies Group, consistently rated #1 in the nation, for more than twenty years. He currently serves at the Director of the MIT Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, (IC)3.
Prof. Madnick has been active in industry as a key designer and developer of projects such as IBM’s VM/370 operating system and Lockheed’s DIALOG information retrieval system. He has served as a consultant to major corporations, including IBM, AT&T, and Citicorp. He has also been the founder or co-founder of five high-tech firms, and currently operates a hotel in the 14th century Langley Castle in England.
Prof. Madnick is the author or co-author of over 350 books, articles, or reports including the classic textbook on operating systems. His current research interests include information integration technologies, semantic web, database technology, software project management, internet applications, the strategic use of information technology, and cybersecurity.