Simon Cleveland



Dr. Simon Cleveland joined Northeastern University in 2016 as a lecturer in the Project Management and Informatics programs. He has also taught at Georgetown University, Brandeis University, and City University of Seattle.

Dr. Cleveland is a graduate of George Mason University and The George Washington University, with Bachelor of Science degree in Business and a Master of Science degree in Project Management respectively, and has a Ph.D. in Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Engineering and Computing.  He also holds certificates in Education and Big Data from Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is certified as a project management professional (PMP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB) expert, and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) foundations expert.

Dr. Cleveland is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed publications in journals and conferences. He is the associate editor for the International Journal of Knowledge Society Research, and is also a member of the editorial review boards for the International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM), the International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS), the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education (IJICTE), and the International Journal of Smart Education and Urban Society (IJSEUS). Dr. Cleveland is a three-time recipient of the Dr. Harold Kerzner Scholarship which is awarded by the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation.

Professionally, Dr. Cleveland has worked as technology manager, program manager and PMO Director for organizations such as MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Homeland Security, NASA, Accenture, and AOL.