March 11,2021 PDM: Virtual Zoom Meeting 6:30 Networking 7:00 Presentation
Featuring Speaker: Tamara Schwartz York College of Pennsylvania Dr. Tamara Schwartz is an Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity and Business Administration, a retired Air Force Officer, an independent consultant, and recognized innovator with over 20 years of National Security experience. Tamara was the Chief Technology Officer for Air Force Enterprise Networking, where her thought leadership informed the standup of Cyber Command and the design of various command centers supporting Joint Space, Cyber, and Global Strategic Operations as well as the National Military Command Center. Her work at the US Embassy in Amman, Jordan earned her the 2011 Information Operations Officer of the Year and an Honorable Mention for the 2011 Massachusetts Veteran of the Year. Tamara is a member of the Cybersecurity at MIT-Sloan interdisciplinary consortium for improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity, an international think tank for cybersecurity. Comfortable with ambiguity and the complexity of today's information driven organizations, Tamara is a skilled information and cyber strategist known for her game-changing, collaborative approaches to drive technological, cultural and process innovation. She received her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, her M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Dayton, and her Doctorate of Business Administration from the Fox School of Business, Temple University. She is the creator of the Dynamic Cyber-Based View of the Firm, a strategic lens to evaluate globalization, advanced technology, and the intersection of information warfare, privacy, business strategy, and ethics.
Topic: Exploring Covid 19 as a transportation problem.
What started out as a study to determine whether mobile tracking applications and AI could be used to provide actionable information while respecting human rights led to a discovery. We discovered that maps of COVID-19 are presenting data in the wrong context because the wrong problem is being explored. .