M. Nemiroff, M.S., Ph.D., M.D., F.A.C.S. ICA
ICA Advisor and Associate
and Geopolitical Issues
Dr. Borshyk has
held numerous professorships at The University of Toronto, Harvard
University, IMI (International Management Institute, Geneva,
Switzerland), as well as professor of Strategy and Geopolitical
Environment at IMD (International Institute for Management Development,
Lausanne, Switzerland). His most recent faculty appointment
was Professor of Geopolitics and International Business and
Director of Executive Education at the Theseus Institute, an
international management institute and research center in the
Sophia Antipolis Technology Park, Nice, France.
His expertise is
in international business, global political and socioeconomic
trends, emerging economies, and alternative futures. He serves
as consultant to numerous multinational corporations as well
as international agencies (foreign and domestic), assessing
global, regional, and country issues, business opportunities,
and risks in various areas of the world.
He has consulted
with, developed for, and implemented strategic planning and
training programs for IBM, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson,
Fiat, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Dr. Borshyk is listed in the
Futures Research Directory and Harvardís International Directory
of Business and Management Scholars and Research.
He recently edited
Business Driven Action Learning: Global Best Practices, 2000.
At the present time he is working on two books, The Future of
Central and Eastern Europe and Global Trends and the Business
Environment, which address the external environment of business
and trends affecting corporations and countries. He is presently
editing a second book on ďaction learningĒ related to executive
development programs with Stephen Mercer, Director of Executive
Education at Boeing, Inc.
Dr. Borshyk completed
his Ph.D. at Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, a Masters
degree from the London School of Economics and a Bachelors degree
from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.
Thomas E. Cain
New Economy and
Mr. Cain is the
Chairman of Symix Distribution.com, a subsidiary of Symix Systems,
Inc., specializing in the development and implementation of
Internet centric Supply Chain applications for mid- and large-size
enterprises. Mr. Cain was the founder and CEO of Distribution
Architects International, which designed and developed numerous
software systems for product distribution, logistics, e-commerce,
customer call centers, accounting and database applications.
After 23 years, he sold the company to Symix Systems, Inc.,
and became Chairman of the Board of Symix Distribution.com.
He is a Microsoft
Certified Systems and Internet Engineer (MCSE+1), participates
in technical events sponsored by Microsoft, IBM, and Gartner
Group, while continuing his education with the Harvard Business
School Presidentís program.
Mr. Cain is very
active in the Young Presidents Organization and serves as an
international expert and global leader in Internet technologies
as related to business strategies, processes, implementation
and software as well as being a corporate eStrategist and university
lecturer and consultant on eBusiness.
In addition, he
serves on Arizona State Universityís Accountancy and MIS Board,
Engineering Software Advisory Board, and is a board advisor
for the Arizona State University School of Engineering and School
Mr. Cain has a
Masters degree in Abstract Mathematics and a Bachelors degree
in Mathematics from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
Paul M. Nemiroff,
M.S., Ph.D., M.D., F.A.C.S. ICA
Advisor and Associate
Healthcare and Organizational
Dr. Nemiroff has
worked in a number of client settings including Kaiser Aluminum,
General Foods Corporation, National Institute of Health, Armed
Forces Institute, and was the Director of Staff Development
for Kaiser Permanente Hospitals and the Huntsville Hospital
System, where he was instrumental in new startups and developmental
programs for the community. He has done extensive work on "Contingency"
theories of management and decision making strategies.
Dr. Nemiroff has
presented and published over 100 articles, book chapters, and
research papers, both in medical/surgical areas as well as in
the organizational/behavioral sciences.
He has been the
recipient of over a dozen national awards for research, was
the 1974 Outstanding Teacher of the Year at Purdue University,
received the Humanitarian Award of the Year for operating on
Bosnian refugees and has been appointed as a consultant to the
Surgeon General of the Unites States Air Force on Hyperbaric
Dr. Nemiroff holds
an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at
Vanderbilt University and was the Medical Director of the Hyperbaric
Medicine Program in Huntsville, Alabama where he has developed
an international reputation for his work on wound healing, Hyperbaric
oxygen therapy, and thyroid surgery.
He is a Board Certified
Head and Neck Surgeon having received his M.D. degree from the
University of California at Los Angeles with surgical residences
at UCLA Cedars-Sinai and the University of Florida, Gainesville,
Florida. In addition to being a Fellow of the American College
of Surgeons, he holds memberships in numerous medical organizations.
Dr. Nemiroff holds
a Ph.D. in Administration and Behavioral Sciences degree and
a Masters degree in Organizational Psychology from Purdue University,
Hovey M. Tyndall
Cave Creek, Arizona
and Strategic Planning
spent nearly 27 years of his professional career working for
General Electric in their global strategic planning and finance
areas. He managed the integration of strategic plans, business
development, manpower planning, resource allocation, and venture
coordination for General Electric ís interests in the Middle
East, and Africa, contributing to a sales increase of 67% over
initiated plans for the restructuring of General Electricís
participation in South Africa, resulting in lower costs and
improved profitability. Mr. Tyndall coordinated General Electricís
participation in the 1981 Baghdad Trade Fair, overcoming political
and logistical obstacles. He developed strategic and financial
recommendations for GEís participation in Philippines, Nigeria,
and Southeast Asia and he managed a distribution transformer
venture involving GE-Spain technology, Nigerian financing and
Tyndall managed the process for assessing business opportunities
and environments, including integration of the participation
by General Electricís strategic business units, for 25 key countries.
He co-authored the strategic plan for General Electricís participation
in Western Europe and participated in a study of General Electricís
acquisition of a lighting company in Germany.
Tyndall has developed a tailor-made managing Cash Flow for Growth
program, which he has presented to Digital Productsí European
Headquarters employees in Geneva, Switzerland. He has also implemented
cash flow improvement programs at Cooper Industries, Manville,
Cessna Aircraft, British Aerospace, St.-Gobain (US Affiliates
Certainteed and Norton), Bird Johnson, Standard Products, Cargill,
Rochester Telephone, and Northrop Grumman resulting in a cash
flow savings realized per group of twenty employees trained
of $1 million or greater.
Tyndall has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Brown
University, Providence, Rhode Island, and has taught mathematics
and statistics to General Electric employees during his career.