Our NIIT-USA Board of Advisors & Staff

The NIIT Board of Advisors and Staff are seasoned professionals, who bring successful backgrounds in academe, government, and the private sector, and each dedicated to the NIIT Mission “to identify current and future roadblocks to innovation in strategic industry sectors and ensure they are eliminated”.

Our Board of Advisors

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Mike Russo

Founder, Chairman & CEO

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Charles W. Wessner

Advisor

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Joe Magno

Executive Director

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Phil Singerman, Ph. D

Advisor

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Earl Wyatt

Advisor

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Nikki Zaahir

Advisor

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Melinda Woods

Advisor

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Joe Sarubbi

Advisor

Our Staff

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Mike Russo

Founder & CEO

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Robert Weinman

Director, Workforce Innovation

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Joe Magno

Executive Director

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Martha Ponge

Director, National Apprenticeships

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Bryan Sanchinell

Sr. Director, Workforce Products

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Manager, Program Marketing and Administration

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Nikki Zaahir

Director, Administration, Outreach & Engagement

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