Dr. Luis Camillo Almeida is a college professor and communication technology expert, also known as “The TechnoModetator” who writes about the side effects of technology. Born in Brazil in a family of golfers, Dr. Luis Almeida enjoys athletics, his family, and a good honest conversation about technology. In fact, Dr. Luis Almeida has served as a critic of technology and consultant on leadership in a number of national and international outlets including the Wall Street Journal, WAPT-ABC, TEDx Talk, Voice of America (VOA), Indiana Gazette, Nightique, WJSU-FM, Metro Morning Live in Jackson, Mississippi, The Vindicator, Que Tal Indiana?, and Indiana University of Pennsylvania to talk about the impacts of technology in society. Overseas, Dr. Almeida has also been featured at Voice of America and Nigeria Teller in Nigeria, was featured at O Globo Newspaper, Radio CBN , and the Investimentos e Noticias Newspaper on the same topic. Dr. Almeida has also served as an expert in technology for regional news TV stations — ABC-Jackson Report.
Dr. Almeida is the prototype of human innovation. He proud himself for being accessible to students and practical which is rare for the traditional academician. In the classroom, Dr. “A” applies the science of interpretation and teaches students the art of emergent strategic communications. He teaches students how to build brands with publicity and how to defend brands with advertising.
One heck of a guy who has a PhD from Penn State University and training in leadership from Harvard University. Dr. A is the former co-owner of I Do Therapy, where he served as Brand Manager. He doesn’t attempt to change people… he empowers them to discover their very best. He is an educator of the present who has promised and provided successful classroom deliveries for almost ten years. Look at his evidence of teaching excellence
Dr. Almeida is also an academic writer who is actively involved in international conferences and doing his part to ensure to advance the mission of excellence in higher education. Dr. A has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles in academic journals, presented 64 times in academic conferences at the local, state, national and international levels. He has served all his institutions with distinction ranging from being the interim leader of an academic unit into serving as a catalyst for curriculum change in three universities.
Dr. Almeida has served his institutions in a wide variety of ways including serving as the Assistant Department Chair Elected of Communications Media (IUP), an Interim Department Chair Elected of Adult and Community Education (IUP), the Chair of the Virtual Environment Council Committee (IUP), Chair of the Technology Committee (JSU), Interim Department Chair Appointed (JSU), and much more. He has also helped students in a variety of capacities especially during stressful moving day events.
Dr. “A”is also a devoted Christian who serves his church by singing baritenore. The video below is evidence of Dr. Almeida’s involvement with his church in music ministry, one of his true passions outside of work.