Dr. Thornley is a proven business and technology leader with expertise in technology management and technology organization development, business-technology integration, and enterprise project and portfolio management. His research interests include exploring ways to overcome the “knowing-doing” gap in the management of technology organizations; managerial biases in interpersonal interaction and decision-making; and implicit theories and philosophies of management and leadership. He has particular experience in organizational development of enterprise project management and project portfolio management and multivariate statistical methods (e.g., SEM).
His management experience includes IT enterprise architecture, infrastructure and process implementation; enterprise information security; business application development; procurement and contract negotiation; human capital management; operations leadership; hands-on cross-functional program management; enterprise compliance with industry regulations and standards (i.e., Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, PCI, ISO, CMMI, ITIL, and others). Responsibilities have included research and development, full P&L, budget accountability, partnership development, and startup company creation.