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David Burke

Adjunct Faculty

With over forty years of professional experience within Information Technology Mr. Burke’s responsibilities have ranged from both Application and Operating Systems Developer through numerous levels of Executive Management including Chief Information Officer. 

Similarly, Mr. Burke’s experience has ranged from large federal governmental organizations, venture capital investment firms, small start-up software development and high technology firms, large software development firms through large financial institutions.    Examples of positions held and representative organizations include:

Application and O/S Developer

U.S. Department of Defense;

PACE Applied Technology, Inc.


Pittsburgh National Bank

Executive Management

Director –Time Sharing O/S Development – Boeing Computer Services

Vice President - Computer Operations – PNC Financial Corporation

Vice President – Advanced Technology – PNC Financial Corporation

Chief Information Officer – Legent Corporation

 Senior Advisor – Morino Ventures, LLC.

First Vice President – eCommerce – Mellon Financial Corporation

First Vice President – Advanced Technology Mellon Financial Corporation

Senior Fellow – Network Alliance, Inc.

The varied experiences in these roles and organizations have provided Mr. Burke with a unique and broad perspective regarding the formulation and, ultimately, application of technology solutions to both business and organizational problems.   The achievement of those solutions ranged from the management of small teams to the management of large complex organizations numbering in the hundreds of people and multi-million dollar budgets.  In the early years of Mr. Burke’s career the focus was upon solutions based upon large computers and corresponding networks such as ARPANet.   Since the mid-1990’s the focus has shifted to solutions presented via the Internet through both distributed and centralized computing systems. 

Since 2004 Mr. Burke has been involved with Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy as a client, Faculty Advisor and Adjunct Professor. During that time he has overseen numerous Capstone Projects within the Heinz College MISM Program, Tepper Business School – A.T. Kearney Program and has taught Project Management.

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