William J. Tastle

William J. Tastle

Professor and Chair, Management
Faculty, Graduate Study in Business

Specialty:Business Systems, Measure theory, Artificial Neural Networks, Analytics, Reconstructability analysis
Phone:(607) 274-3669
Office:424 Park Center
Ithaca, NY 14850


Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton (Advanced Technology with specialization in Systems Science)
Dissertation: "Reconstructability Analysis of Directed Systems"

M.B.A. State University of New York at Binghamton (Information Systems)

M.S., B.S. State University of New York at Fredonia

Course Recently Taught

  • Database Applications in Business
  • Advanced Spreadsheets for Managers
  • Business Systems & Technology
  • Technology in Management (MBA)

Academic Appointments

Present  Professor, Ithaca College School of Business

2000-2011 Associate Professor, Ithaca College School of Business

2009-Present, Research Fellow, Semeion Research Centre, Rome, Italy

2006-Present, Research Professor, University of Iceland

2006-2007, Visiting Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico

1999-00, 2010 Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Management, SUNY-Binghamton

1996-00 Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Ithaca College

Professional and Consulting Experience

1981-84 Manager of Operations, Roberson Center for the Arts and Sciences, Binghamton, New York

1979-81 Director of Economic Development, Southern Tier East Regional Planning Board, Binghamton, New York

1978-79 Director of Industrial Development Programming, Broome County Chamber of Commerce/Industrial Development Agency, Binghamton, New York

Research Interests

  • Measure theory for nominal and ordinal scales
  • Offshoring of IT systems and services
  • Artificial Neural Networks

Professional Affiliations

Association for Information Technology Professionals (AITP)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)