Gino Manzo is a Professor of Practice teaching numerous classes at Virginia Tech and George Mason University. Before joining George Mason University, he was the Operational Director of the four BAE Systems Electronic Systems Microelectronics facilities and Site Executive of BAE Systems, Manassas, Va.. Gino attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and started his career as a digital board designer and test engineer with IBM in Owego, NY. Over his 38-year corporate career, he has held a host of technical and management positions within all of the Electronic Systems microelectronic facilities located in Manassas, Va., Lexington, Mass., and Nashua, NH. As the Manassas Site Executive, he was responsible for the safety, security, working conditions and community outreach for the 400 Manassas employees.