Dr. Frank L. Harper, Jr.,
Director of Information Technology (IT) and Commerce, is responsible for strategizing and delivering process improvements, architecture, program management, infrastructure, and technical solutions enabling Sriya to build nano-biorefineries and achieve its strategic business goals and objectives. He also provides executive oversight to Sriya's commercial activities.
Before joining Sriya, Dr. Harper, an international entrepreneur, was Managing Director and Chief Learning Officer for a leading Oracle Consulting Partner; Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Director of Program Management Office (PMO) for the city of Atlanta, Georgia. He has led strategic business technology-enabled initiatives for MCI-Worldcom, Sterling Software, McDonald’s Corporation, The Coca Cola Company, Keane, General Electric and Sikorsky Aircraft. His cost reduction research paper, “Determining Trim Waste Cost using Linear Programming” was presented at major universities and corporations in 5 continents.
A philanthropist, Dr. Harper has been recognized by international, federal, state, city, and local leaders for his contributions. He is a former board member to the Georgia School Age Care Association.
Dr. Harper, a member of the Project Management Institute, Institute of Industrial Engineers, and Information Systems Audit and Control Association, earned a PhD in Administration and Management, with Distinction, from Columbia Commonwealth University. He holds a MBA in Marketing (Honors), MS in Industrial Engineering (Honors), and Bachelor’s in Computer Technology (Cum Laude) from the University of New Haven. He holds certifications in: Project Management (PMP), IT Service Management (ITIL) and Six Sigma Green Belt. Dr. Harper has appeared in numerous Who’s Who [High School, College, Professional, and Executive] publications.