Dr. Mark D. Vaughn is Manager, Technical Talent Pipelining for Corning’s Technology Community and is the Lead for the Technology Community Office of STEM. In this role, Vaughn develops, implements and manages PK-20 science and engineering programs and initiatives in support of meeting the Technology Community’s near term and long term technical talent needs.
Dr. Vaughn began his 28 year career with Corning in 1988 as a Research Technician. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics from Alfred University, a Master of Science degree in Optics from the University of Rochester, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to his current role, Dr. Vaughn was a Research Associate in Modeling and Simulation where he was a noted expert in Optical Network Traffic Demand Modeling and Access Network Cost Modeling.
In addition to his primary role, Vaughn has served the Technology Community and Corporation in a variety of other ways including serving as an Innovation Black Belt, the immediate past chairman of the Black Technology Network and the Project Manager for Leadership Fundamentals for Program Managers, one of the corporation’s premiere leadership.
Dr. Vaughn is a native of Elmira, New York. He and his wife, Jeanette (who is an Elementary School Principal), reside in Painted Post, New York and are the proud parents of 5 children.