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Bohdan Hoshovsky

Academic & Administrative Program Director for the MSM & BSBTM Programs at the
Dept. of Technology Management, Polytechnic Institute of New York University

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York
M.S. in Organizational Behavior, Polytechnic University
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute

Currently, Bohdan is the Academic and Program Director for both the Master's in Science of Management and Bachelor's in Business and Technology Programs at the Department of Technology Management.

Bohdan is an Adjunct Professor of Management at the Technology Management Department at Polytechnic University where he has lectured undergraduates on Project Planning and Quality Management, Global Perspectives on Technology Management, as well as on Organizational Behavior. He has been with Polytechnic for 16 years.

Bohdan is a native New Yorker with nineteen years of proven multi-disciplinary global industry experience. He began his career as a development engineer specializing in bit slice architectures for the Singer Company, Kearfott Division. The tasks there revolved around classified military aerospace electronics.

He has been employed internationally in positions in the United States, as well as in Europe; Switzerland, Sweden and the Netherlands, where his activities have taken him on business worldwide, where he managed numerous teams of IT professionals and students.

His 11 year international career began with the multi-national Brown Boveri (now ABB) as an engineering specialist, and then at Philips Electronics. While at Philips, his roles spanned areas such as:

  • International Business Management within the Personal Computer Division, 
  • MIS design and development together with Office Automation,
  • Product and Marketing Management and in the area of Personal Computers and Connectivity - Networking. 
  • Corporate training on networking technology and growing a networking business 
  • Intellectual Property (IP) License Management within Compact Disc and Digital Compact Cassette, where his responsibilities ranged between Licensing Manager, Product Manager and MIS Project Manager. 
  • Student Mentor during the MIS project, where he maintained a vibrant mentoring program with the Eindhoven Technische Hoog School in the Netherlands.

His professional management interests are within the management of human resources in an IT context and issues such as productivity, knowledge management, process re-engineering, cross functional team building, employee retention - career management and organizational - cultural change.

His personal interests are within diverse multi-national corporate cultures, technoloogy, photography and Jungian based depth psychology.

Bohdan has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. His dissertation "Anima Machinae - Machinae Deus Ex" is forthcoming. The topic revolves around the relationships between technology (Artificial Life, anthropomorphic robots & cyborgs), myths, religions and Jungian based depth psychology. For an abstract click here. In his free time he is pursuing a post-graduate clinical training program in Jungian analysis.

 

Contact Information:

Bohdan Hoshovsky
Polytechnic University
Six MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel 718.260.3929
Fax 718.260.3874
E-mail: bhoshovs@poly.edu

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