Katia Passerini is Provost and Executive Vice President (EVP) of Seton Hall University. Passerini recently served as the Lesley H. and William L. Collins Distinguished Chair and Dean of the Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John's University. Previously, she was Professor and Hurlburt Chair of Management of Information Systems (MIS) and served as Dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Dr. Passerini’s research focuses on understanding the macroeconomic drivers of knowledge management, wireless broadband applications trends, and computer-supported learning. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal and proceedings articles and has received numerous teaching, research, and service recognitions. Dr. Passerini has also worked as a management consultant in the automotive and telecom industries. She earned an MBA and PhD in MIS from George Washington University. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.