Frank Cutitta is the Editor-at-Large of Smart & Resilient Cities. He has been involved in global media, branding and information technology for over 30 years dating back to his work launching international media and data companies as Senior Vice President/International at International Data Group (IDG) .
While at IDG he spearheaded the first Soviet/American media joint venture in 1988 with the launch of PC World USSR (Mir PK). He subsequently served as the CEO of the International Advertising Association. Shortly thereafter he founded The Center for Global Branding where he specializes in the deployment of Weapons of Mass Discussion®.
Frank is a graduate professor and doctoral candidate at Northeastern University in Boston teaching Cross-cultural Communications, The Geography of Narcissism, and The Global Brand Called You. He also serves as a Research Fellow at Computer Sciences Corporation where he focuses on the "socially awkward" co-evolution of marketing, IT and data science in global enterprises and the rapid evolution of smart cities..
Frank currently sits on the global board of directors at HIMSS, the world's largest trade organization related to information technology in the healthcare sector. During his free time in winter months he runs Grays on Trays®, a snowboard program in Vermont for mature beginners and produces "opinionated" beef jerky under his Scary Foodz brand.