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Mark S. Murphy

Mark S. Murphy joined Providence Business News as the newspaper’s editor in November 2005. He previously had served as the editor of Golf World Business, after working in a variety of editing positions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Murphy holds a bachelor of arts degree from Dartmouth College, a master of science from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a master of business administration from Columbia’s Graduate School of Business.
At the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce's annual Congressional Breakfast, the delegation considered the first 100 days of President Trump's administration.

Chamber members challenged to more than double Business Plan prize pool

PROVIDENCE – On any other night, Brian T. Moynihan, the president and CEO of Bank of America, would have been the only business news...
AS CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER for U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Christopher M. Hyzy needs to leave his New York office to make sure his view of macro economic conditions matches up with what business owners are seeing on the ground. /

Five Questions With: Christopher M. Hyzy

Based in New York, the chief investment officer for U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management was in Rhode Island recently for a...
NOAA researcher Kenneth Sherman looks at the Deepwater Horizon disaster as more than an oil spill, thanks to his pioneering concept of Large Marine Ecosystems. /

Five Questions With: Kenneth Sherman

Pioneering National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researcher Kenneth Sherman recently was picked as one of two winners of the Göteborg Award for Sustainable Development,...
BROWN MATHEMATICS Professor Jill Pipher has been selected to be the first director of the newly formed Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics, and she already has laid out an ambitious agenda for the institute. /

Five Questions With: Jill Pipher

Brown University’s announcement about a month ago that the National Science Foundation had awarded a $15.5 million grant to create the Institute for Computational...
"IF THE ITEM that requires the UID is not marked further up the supply chain, at the point of manufacture, then the problem is getting access to the equipment," said A2B Tracking Solutions President Peter Collins. /

Five Questions With: Peter Collins

A2B Tracking Solutions found its initial success developing label-generating software for retail giants such as Wal-Mart and Target. But recent years have seen the...
STEVE DANIELS, now employed by IBM in research about mobile social computing in emerging markets, used three months in Africa to study innovation in the informal economy there. /

Five Questions With: Steve Daniels

Steve Daniels graduated from Brown University this spring with a bachelor’s degree in technology for emerging markets (a combination of engineering, economics, and development...
JASON BENJAMIN, who heads the Norton cable access agency, sees not only improved capabilities in the new fiber-optic system, but lower costs for the town. /

Five Questions With: Jason Benjamin

The town of Norton is making the switch that many homeowners have been making – it’s going fiber. Jason Benjamin, the executive director of...
A. RALPH MOLLIS, the Secretary of State for Rhode Island, reminds nonprofits that this week is the deadline for filing annual reports (which can be done online) with the state before fines are levied. /

Five Questions With: A. Ralph Mollis

R.I. Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis earlier this week reminded the state’s nonprofits that this Friday was the deadline for filing annual reports...
"A FUNCTIONAL solution to a real user problem trumps both great UX design and great software/hardware," said independent interaction designer Coryndon Luxmoore. /

Five Questions With: Coryndon Luxmoore

Coryndon Luxmoore is an independent interaction designer, one of the best in the region according to Mass HighTech. He recently completed projects with...
"I THINK that most early startups need expertise more than investors," said Ken Johnson, co-founder of Manpacks. /

Five Questions With: Ken Johnson

They say the clothes make the man. If that’s true, where does that leave the busy professional who is short on time and unlikely...

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