Board of Governors (2010-2012)
Frank E. Ferrante is a life senior member of the IEEE Computer Society and a member of the Communications Society since 1960. He was inducted into the IEEE Computer Society's Golden Core in 2009 and has served on the Society's Board of Governors for two terms (2006-2012). Ferrante served as editor-in-chief of IT Professional Magazine from 2002-2005, and now serves on its Editorial Advisory Board. He also serves a member of the Society's Publications Board and its Digital Library Operating Committee. He was appointed Treasurer of the Society in 2011. Ferrante also served two terms as chair of the IEEE-USA's Medical Technology Policy Committee.
Ferrante is currently an executive partner and adjunct professor in the College of William & Mary's Mason School of Business, and previously was an associate faculty/practitioner in the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, receiving JHU Practitioners Faculty Award for Excellence in 2003. Ferrante retired from Noblis in 2000 as a senior principal/fellow. He also worked for Mitre, Northrop/Page Communications, and Atlantic Research. Ferrante is founder of FEF Group and was a cofounder of ComCert (now closed). Ferrante received degrees from VA Tech, Syracuse University, and Carnegie Mellon where he was a Mitre Fellow.