McDonough School of Business

Faisal Mahmud

Faisal Mahmud is the assistant dean for faculty affairs at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He joined from George Mason University, where he served as the director for digital learning and co-director for the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning. Previously, he worked at Old Dominion University and the Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center. He is also an accomplished entrepreneur of two successful ventures.

Mahmud holds three advanced degrees from Old Dominion University, including a Ph.D. in engineering management and two master’s degrees in engineering. Additionally, he earned certification in organizational leadership from Harvard University and is a former Japanese Government scholar.

He received 40 under 40 recognition and the “Champion of Diversity” award for impactful leadership in the communities and across the globe.

Mahmud enjoys traveling and already traveled six continents covering 55 countries.