Tom Mason
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Tom Mason is director of the Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) Program and professor of economics at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He was the founding vice president for entrepreneurship and business planning within Rose-Hulman Ventures and continues there as an innovation fellow. In addition to teaching, Mason has also served Rose-Hulman as head of Humanities and Social Sciences and vice president for Administration and Finance. While on a three-year leave from Rose-Hulman, he served as CFO and CEO of a 140-person network management systems business. He has been advisor or director for several high tech firms and is currently working with engineering faculty of several schools to integrate entrepreneurship and engineering education. Dr. Mason received his PhD in economics from the University of Pittsburgh and his BA in economics from Geneva College.