Tilokie Depoo, Ph.D. is the Chief Academic Officer at Metropolitan College of New York, where he is also the Dean and holds a rank of Professor in the School for Business. He is a member of Region 1 (New York) and been involved in this region as well as ACBSP for over 15 years. Dr. Depoo has over twenty five years of corporate experience, including a diversified professional background in international and domestic businesses. While working in the corporate world he maintained close contact with academia and has over 18 years’ experience in higher education in both teaching and administration. Born in Guyana, he attended high school in Brooklyn, NY and completed his undergraduate work in economics at Long Island University; earned a master’s degree in economics from New York University, and earned his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Lynn University. In the last few years, his focus has been to develop curricular that aligns with real world practices to better prepare students for successful careers.
Complementing his management and administrative accomplishments, Dr. Depoo maintains research interests in the area of international labor migration and the brain drain in third world countries. He has co-authored two books: A practical Guide to Microeconomics (2007) and the East Indian Diaspora (1993). Additionally, he has published several articles on the brain drain including Guyana’s Brain Drain and Implications for Economics Development (2007). His most recent, 2011, publication was on the ethical dilemma of sustainable development: Guyana, published in Emerald’s, Journal of Global Responsibility.
He is an ACBSP evaluator and serves on the Risk, Strategic Planning and Marketing Committees. He is also serves as a Director of the Board of Directors of ACBSP.