Thomas Coughlan

  • Associate Professor, Business
Dr. Tom Coughlan

Dr. Coughlan is a business professional and academic with combined field experience of over 38 years. He stated his career in marketing communications and management within the technology, professional services, and commercial real estate industries, but later developed an academic career that includes both tenured and adjunct positions – as well as an active publishing career that includes roles as an author, reviewer, and founding editor of peer reviewed publications.

Doctor of Business Administration

University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ

Dissertation title: A Model for Quantifying the Effects of Virtual Proximity on Innovation

Master of Business Administration (Marketing)

University of Bridgeport - Bridgeport, CT

Thesis developed into business that was sold to Virtonix (a top 50 INC 500 company)

Bachelor of Science (Marketing)

Southampton College of Long Island University - Southampton, NY

Dr. Coughlan has had extensive publications int eh area of innovation, and is currently working on a book with the working title Managing at a Distance which explores the challenges of managing a geographically dispersed teams and organizations.

Dr. Coughlan's teaching focuses on the following:

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Innovation
  • Capstone Process