Syracuse iSchool doctoral student Paul Stamas honored with Computerworld award
Paul Stamas, a doctorate of professional studies student at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool), was named a 2010 Computerworld Premier 100 Award Honoree, making him one of Computerworld’s top 100 IT Leaders for 2010. Each year, the Premier 100 award is given to 100 men and women who drive positive change in their businesses through technology. The Premier 100 IT Leaders are individuals who promote ideas and creative work environments, envision innovative technology approaches to business problems and effectively manage IT strategies.
Stamas, vice president of IT at Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. in Cohoes, N.Y., assisted his company in overcoming new competitors by helping it implement a far-reaching system to track and improve energy conservation. Stamas also helped expand Mohawk’s distribution network in Europe and launched a comprehensive e-commerce project to further broaden the company’s offerings to its customer base.
Stamas is featured in Computerworld’s Premier 100 issue (Dec. 7, 2009) along with other honorees. Awards will be presented at the Premier 100 IT Leaders conference awards ceremony. His primary research interests are in the area of service-oriented computing and business-to-business integration strategies in small-medium businesses (SMBs).