Frank Giannelli Joins ASME as Managing Director of Information Technology

Sep 23, 2019

Frank Giannelli
NEW YORK (September 19, 2019) – Frank Giannelli has joined the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as managing director of information technology, reporting to Chief Financial Officer Bill Garofalo. Giannelli is responsible for providing collaborative strategic technology vision and leadership to support the society’s multi-year business strategy.

Giannelli comes to ASME from the United States Golf Association (USGA), where he was senior director of information and digital technology solutions, responsible for the establishment and ongoing management of the organization’s technology strategy, platform and investment portfolio, and led the applications development function. His professional experience includes technology strategy, enterprise architecture, applications development, infrastructure and operations, merger management and consulting. He has held senior leadership roles in highly regulated, Fortune 100, global environments and industries including utilities, power generation, pharmaceuticals, financial services, consulting and telecommunications, in addition to sports and entertainment.

“Frank brings a wealth of IT experience and expertise at a pivotal point in ASME’s development,” says Garofalo. “With his help, we will foster even more engagement and collaboration with the global engineering community to benefit lives and livelihoods.”
Giannelli earned a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering and a Master of Science degree in engineering management from New Jersey Institute of Technology. He attended the CIO Institute at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management. He has been a member of Society for Information Management’s New Jersey Chapter for more than 10 years and serves as chairman of the scholarship awards committee for the NJSIM Foundation.

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