Home / Profile / Close-up


Ashok Rao

Title: Dean, E. Philip Saunders College of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology

Education: B.S., electrical engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1963; M.S., electrical engineering, University of Iowa, 1964; Ph.D., industrial and management engineering, University of Iowa, 1968

Age: 65

Family: Wife, Janis Gogan; he and Gogan each have two adult children

Residence: Rochester

Activities: Travel, hiking, home improvement, games such as bridge and Scrabble

Quote: “There are all these exciting connections one can make-new technologies that I’ve been coming across. This is fascinating stuff. How we can put all these things together is really a great opportunity.”

08/31/07 (C) Rochester Business Journal


Check Also

YMCA President and CEO George Romell talks to Schottlands and others at construction site.

New Pittsford Y receives $3.5 million donation (access required)

  The YMCA of Greater Rochester has received a $3.5 million capital donation, the largest single donation in its 164-year ...


Former RARES CEO gets prison time for tax evasion (access required)

The former chief executive officer of the Regional Area Recreation and Employee Services, or RARES, has been sentenced to five ...