Education and Awards.
I. M. Mack, MBA/PhD


London Business School, London, England Executive M.B.A., Sloan Fellows Program

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts PhD, Applied Mathematics

University of California, Berkeley M.S., Mathematics

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York Dual B.S., Mathematics and Mathematical Physics


Financial Securities License in Derivatives and General Securities Representation.


Spanish, French


Active volunteer with numerous non-profit, community, and educational groups. Enjoys running, weight training, amateur aeronautics, public speaking, and music performance. Semifinalist for NASA Astronaut Program.


  • Published a mathematics edutainment book for kids entitled Mama says, ‘Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees’
  • Boeing A.D. Welliver Fellow (one of 10 selected nationwide).
  • Boeing Faculty Sabbatical.
  • New York University Faculty Resource Network Scholar.
  • Project Kaleidoscope Faculty for the 21st Century.
  • ATI was selected to participate in the Department of Defense’s Mentor Protégé Program. Our mentor firm was the Midwest Research Institute.
  • Selected as one of the Top 50 Minority Women in Science and Engineering by the National Technical Association of Scientists and Engineers.
  • Obtained SBA 8(a) certification (in record time) for Associated Technologists, Inc.
  • Attended and participated in the “Financial Engineering and Risk Management Conference” in Osaka, Japan.
  • Lectured on Risk Management at the Sumitomo Bank in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Motorola Research Grant for MIT faculty research in the area of Real Options Valuation (ROV) of Technology investments.
  • “Dollars and Sense Salute to American Businesswoman” Award.
  • NASA Astronaut Semifinalist.
  • “The College Club Career Day” award.
  • Glamour Magazine’s “Top Ten Working Women” (exactly 10 years after being selected as one of Glamour’s Top Ten College Students).
  • “Dale Carnegie Public Speaking” award.
  • Second African-American female to earn a doctorate in Applied Mathematics from Harvard’s Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • “EBONY Magazine Young Achievers” award.
  • Obtained a patent entitled “Coupled Modes with Random Propagation Constants” while researching optical fibers at AT&T Bell Labs.
  • “Harvard University Graduate Research and Teaching Fellow”.
  • “AT&T Bell Labs Cooperative Research Graduate Fellow”.
  • Glamour Magazine’s “Top Ten College Student”.
  • Honorary Vassar Fellowship.
  • Graduated with Honors from Vassar College with dual degrees in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics.
  • AT&T Bell Labs Fellow (one of 6 selected nationwide).
  • Vassar College Academic Scholarship.
  • High School Valedictorian.