Tilokie Depoo

Dr. Depoo is an accomplished academic management professional with over twenty years of corporate business experience with a diversified international and domestic background. In addition, he has developed curriculum that aligns with real world practices and leveraged innovative methodologies to connect with diverse students. Currently a faculty member and Chairperson of a Business Administration Department, he has over 15 years of teaching experience teaching both online and on-site courses.

Prior to academia, Dr. Depoo worked in strategic planning, venture development, financial analysis, business development and product development for both international and domestic companies.  His corporate employers include Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Lever Brothers, New York Daily News, NexxtHealth and Fidelis Care New York. His most recent corporate position as Director of Strategic Planning was at this mid-sized managed care company. In addition, he has served as a Management Advisor in a funded position by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

Dr. Depoo's research interest is 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 (2008). In addition, he has published an article on the Guyana’s Brain Drain and Implications for Economics Development (1994).  He serves on the Students’ in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Faculty Advisory Committee and is a Sam Walton Fellow.