Michael Driscoll



Michael Driscoll is a Lecturer in the Department of Technology Management and Innovation at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.  He has earned an MBA from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, an MS in Telecommunications and Information Management from Polytechnic University and a BA (Magna Cum Laude) in Economics from Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY. Driscoll was previously Senior Manager of Technical Staff (SMTS) at Verizon for 29 years.  Rotating through numerous managerial positions with increasing scope and responsibilities, Mike was selected into the Verizon Lean Six Sigma (VLSS) Program in 2014 and earned his Black Belt Certification in January 2016.  During this time, Mike received the 2014 Best In Class Award - Tools and Analysis for his Six Sigma Project which produced $3.1M in savings.  In December 2015, as a capstone to his Verizon career, Mike was awarded Best In Class Award - #1 EBITDA for another Six Sigma Project which resulted in $11.4M in savings. He is faculty advisor to the Tandon’s Student Club and Women In Business and Entrepreneurship (WIBE) and was awarded the Tandon Student Club Faculty Advisor of the Year in 2019. His research interests include global innovation (emerging markets), global technology strategy, entrepreneurship within corporate venues, management of growing enterprises, and diversity within organizations.