Dr. Cherie Courseault Trumbachis an Associate Professor of Management/ Information Systems at the University of New Orleans where she teaches Management Information Systems, Knowledge Management, and Operations Management. She has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology with a focus on Information Engineering and Management of Technology. Her prior professional experience includes consulting with Ernst & Young LLP in Management Consulting and systems integration with the Federal Government. She has also been an Orise Research Fellow and a Research Assistant for the Technology Policy and Assessment Center at Georgia Tech. As a UNO professor, her research focuses on information analysis and utilization in technology policy, decision-making and technical intelligence. In this area, she has also worked on numerous projects for the US government and corporate entities.