Kevin Oye is the executive director of the Tufts Gordon Institute and a professor of the practice. He was previously director of the M.S. in Innovation and Management Program. He joined the Tufts faculty with over 35 years of experience leading product development, corporate strategy, and merger and acquisition teams. Previously, he was the Vice President of Systems and Technology at Sycamore Networks, Inc., where he led a global team that created and delivered global and nationwide optical networks for customers such as NTT, Vodafone, Sprint, and the U.S. Department of Defense. He started his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories, where he held various engineering and management positions in digital communications systems. He currently mentors at the non-profit EforAll business accelerator and provides advisory and consulting services to startups and corporations.