Notable Alumni: Directory

Notable Alumni Listing

The following represents a partial listing of notable Binghamton University graduates. You can help us add to this page! Please contact us if you know of someone who should be included.

Arts & Entertainment | Business | Community Service | Education | Government | Health Care | Law | Literary & Publishing | Science & Engineering | Sports

Arts and Entertainment

Jonathan Bader '79, film industry executive
Billy Baldwin '85, actor
Neil Berg '86, composer, lyricist and producer
Andrew Bergman '65, director and screenwriter
Jami Floyd '86, anchor TruTV (formerly Court TV)
Jeff Gaspin '82, TV network executive
Peter Guttman '76, travel journalist, author, photographer, lecturer and adventurer
Jim Hoberman '71, Village Voice film critic
Bill T. Jones, dancer, choreographer and artistic director
Steve Koren '88, comedy writer
Tony Kornheiser '70, sportswriter and broadcaster
Marc Lawrence '81, screenwriter and director
Gary Levine '74, Showtime executive
Avi Liberman '93, comedian
Todd Lituchy '89, television producer
Ingrid Michaelson '01, musician
Jerry Offsay '74, former Showtime exec.; owns production company
Rocco Passionino '91, visual effects supervisor
Lee Ranaldo, '78, co-founder of Sonic Youth
Karl Ravech, MA '90, sportscaster
Paul Reiser '77, LHD '00, actor
Ruben Santiago-Hudson '78, actor
Eric Spitz '87, director of programming, CBS Sports Radio
Victor Williams '92, actor
Johnny Wu '05, TV and Broadway actor
David Zaslav '82, president, Discovery Communications
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Michael Berczuk '81, managing director, Merrill Lynch
Peter Capell '78, senior vice president, General Mills
Vincent Daniel '94, investment expert, featured in The Big Short, a best-selling book on the subprime mortgage crisis
Mark L. Deutsch '81, partner, Hudson Ferry Capital
Barry Goodman '79, executive vice president, Milburn Ridgefield
Andrew Hamer '86, CFO, Keynote Systems
Peter Kash '83, chairman, Two River Group Holdings
Maureen Kelly '92, creator, Tarte Cosmetics
Gary Kunath '83, CEO, The Summit Group
David Kushner '70, CEO, The Kushner Companies
Ron Lieberman '87, VP, The Trump Organization
Mark Newman '71, CEO, DRS Technologies
Matt Ouimet '80, hospitality industry executive
Stewart Paperin '68, MS '69, executive vice president, Open Society Institute and Soros Foundations Network
Beth Terrana '78, former senior vice president, Fidelity Investments
Thomas Walker '93, CFO, Riverstone
Mark Zurack '78, LHD '03, retired managing director, Goldman Sachs
Allen Zwickler '79, managing director, First Manhattan
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Community Service

Randell Bynum '90, CEO of Girl Scouts of Nassau County (N.Y.)
Matthew Zachary (Greenzweig) '96, CEO of Stupid Cancer, Inc.
Stacy Kellner Rosenberg, MBA '78, CEO of Friends for Karen
Cathleen Laporte '94, CEO of Athletes for Charity
Jonathan Levy '67, president of Adventure Aid
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Howard Berg '71, world's fastest reader
Vincent Carretta '68, professor of English, University of Maryland
Ronald Ehrenberg '66, professor of industrial and labor relations, Cornell University
Jane Gottlieb '76, VP of library and information resources, Juilliard
Carol Harter '64, MA '67, PhD '70, LHD '14, former president, UNLV
Donald Hood '65, professor of neurobiology and behavior, Columbia University
Yasmin Hurd '82, professor of psychiatry and pharmacology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Albert Rizzo, PhD '91, professor of psychology, University of Southern California
Robert Rubinstein, MA '74, PhD '76, professor of anthropology, Syracuse University
David Segal '62, professor of sociology, University of Maryland
Carolyn Stefanco, MA '81, president, The College of Saint Rose
Jane Stone '81, professor of journalism, New York University
James Wilcox '74, business professor, University of California - Berkeley
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Alexandra Acker '00, executive director of Young Democrats of America
Michael Garcia '83, former U.S. Attorney
Elizabeth Jacobson '70, senior advisor of FDA (retired)
Hakeem Jeffries '92, first Binghamton University graduate elected to U.S. Congress
Leora Klapper '90, senior economist, The World Bank
John Liu '88, New York State Senate
Donna Lupardo, MA '83, New York State Assembly
Monica Martinez '99, New York State Senate
Daniel Quart, '94, New York State Assembly
Ira Sockowitz '82, senior advisor for District of Columbia
Michelle Titus '90, New York State Assembly
Jay Walder '80, former CEO, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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Joseph Eron '80, co-authored original paper describing AIDS "drug cocktail"
Christina Gerardi, MS '85, CEO, New York State Nurses Association
Fern Hauck '74, professor, University of Virginia
Clyde Ikeda '73, plastic surgeon
Elliot Joseph '76, CEO, Hartford Hospital
Terence Keane MA '76, PhD '79, SD '11,chief of psychology service, VA Boston
Robert Lebman '67, executive director, Huther-Doyle
Arnold Levine '61, SD '97, professor of pediatrics and biochemistry UMDNJ
Eric Stoopler '94, president of the American Academy of Oral Medicine; professor of oral medicine and director of postdoctoral oral medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Paula Kramer Weiss '79, Mt. Sinai NYU Center for Corporate Health
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Kathleen Cardone '76, U.S. District Court judge
Jeffrey Cohen '77, former chief counsel, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
Glenn Engelmann '77, general counsel, AstraZeneca
Michael Garcia '83, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (2005-08)
Roberta Schuhalter Karp '80, general counsel, Liz Claiborne, Inc.
Ron Klempner '84, senior counsel for collective bargaining, NBA Players Association
Owen Pell '80, LLD '11, partner, White & Case, New York
Thomas Schatz '74, president, Citizens Against Government Waste
Barry Schneider '64, mediation firm founder, retired judge of the Superior Court of Arizona (Maricopa County) 
Joseph Smolinsky '85, partner, Chadbourne & Parke, New York
Bill Teator '94, President and CEO, Capital Advocates
Martin Triano '76, represented party claiming possession of Barry Bonds' record-breaking home run ball
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Literary and Publishing

Diana Abu-Jaber, PhD '86, novelist
Ronald Brownstein '79, political director for Atlantic Media Co.
Susan Clark-Johnson '67, LHD '98, former head of Gannett's newspaper division
Jeff Cunningham '74, chairman of New England Ventures LLC
Jack Dann '69, science fiction writer
Gary Foodim '92, The Very Short List
Camille Paglia '68, social critic and author on pop culture, writes for
Molly Peacock '69, poet and creative nonfiction writer
Robert Preston, MA '85, editor-in-chief, InformationWeek
Lee B. Salz '92, bestselling business author
Pamela Sargent '69, MA '72, science fiction writer
Diane Smith '77, author and talk radio host
Dava Sobel '69, science writer
Art Spiegelman, LittD '95, comic artist
Deborah Tannen '66, LHD '93, author on pop culture
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Science and Engineering

Scott Charney '77, vice president, Trustworthy Computing, Microsoft and Advisory Committee Member, National Security Telecommunications Board
David Clark '90, senior vice president, Sysview Technology
Jessica Fridrich PhD '95, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and world-record Rubik's cuber
Curtis Graeber '67, senior technical fellow, Boeing (retired)
Roger Hekinian PhD '69, pioneer in oceanography
Eric J. Horvitz '80, principal researcher and research area manager, Adaptive Systems & Interaction Group, Microsoft
David Jakubowski '94, Head of Ad Tech and Atlas, Facebook
Joseph M. Kolly '88, director, Office of Research and Engineering, National Transportation Safety Board
Gary Kunis '73, LHD '02, chief science officer, Cisco Systems (retired)
Katherine Kelly Lutton '90, principal, Fish & Richardson PC and presenter at 2010 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit
Geraldine MacDonald '68, MS '73, LittD '17, senior vice president, America Online (retired)
Gary Shapiro '77, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association
Mario J. Paniccia '88, Intel fellow, director of Photonics Technology Laboratory and 2008 R&D Magazine "Scientist of the Year"
Rocco Passionino '91, VFX supervisor/digital effects supervisor, Zioc Studios, Emmy award winner and the man who sunk the Titanic (using digital FX in the movie!)
Gerald E. Putman '76, MBA '84, executive director, G. Clifford & Florence B. Decker Foundation
Shari Lawrence Pfleeger '70, LHD '00, director of research, Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection
Thomas Secunda '77, MA '79, founding partner and CTO, Bloomberg LP
Nick Stam '77, MS '80, director of technical marketing for NVidia
Bob Swan MBA '85, CEO, Intel
Gordon Taylor '74, Nano-RAMAN Molecular Imaging Laboratory director, Stony Brook University
Mark S. Thompson '78, president and CEO, Fairchild Semiconductor
Robert Whitaker '77, PhD '82, president, MissionStar Processing
Susan Wollowitz '74, vice president, Medivation
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John Moreau '76, Olympic fencer and judge
Rory Quiller '07, pole vaulter, first NCAA Division I champion in school history
Scott Diamond '11, first Binghamton baseball player to reach major league
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