Joshua Gerlick is a seasoned corporate executive, research academician, and management educator
, whose unparalleled ability to communicate broadly between practitioner and scholarly spheres of influence has earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor and highly-sought speaker. His current research agenda is situated at the intersection of advanced technology systems, human-computer interaction, and organizational learning -- examining how firms navigate moral hazards and develop risk mitigation strategies within an ecosystem increasingly driven by artificial intelligence-based decision-making platforms. He uniquely illuminates relevant insights that suggest how public policy and industry self-regulation may co-exist to reduce algorithmic bias, increase data transparency, and validate fairness and inclusion in AI-based decision-making.
Joshua has also earned numerous awards and accolades during his career as an entrepreneur, executive, and consultant. He is recognized as a "science pioneer" by the University of San Francisco and a "rising star" by the Pittsburgh Technology Council. His expertise commercializing public- and private-sector technologies spans industrial domains including semiconductor fabrication, diagnostic medical device manufacturing, and autonomous vehicle control systems. Organizations honoring his contributions as a champion of technology commercialization and agent of change include Honeywell Aerospace, the Project Management Institute, and NASDAQ.
As a scholar, Joshua has served on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University and Grand Valley State University, and he regularly accepts speaking engagements throughout the world. He is an active member and contributor to numerous scholarly- and practitioner-oriented organizations.
Joshua is completing his PhD in Management at Case Western Reserve University. He earned an MBA and BS in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.