Who are we?
Guiding Technologies Corporation is a Philadelphia-based startup translating four years of research into a great societal benefit: helping individuals with autism reach their full potential.
THE GUIDING TECHNOLOGIES TEAM
The Management Team
John Nosek, Ph.D.
Founder, President and CEO, Director of Research and Product Innovation
A serial entrepreneur, Dr. Nosek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and retired Navy Captain. Dr. Nosek is Professor of Computer & Information Sciences at Temple University, and is internationally recognized as an expert in collaboration science and technology, with seminal work in Agile development.
The Development Team
Donald Hantula, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Temple University, Director of the Decision Laboratory, Temple University, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Applied Behavior Analysis, Temple University, Editor of The Behavior Analyst and Associate Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management.
His expertise includes behavior analysis, behavioral economics and human decision-making in dynamic environments. He is also well versed in information technology and its applications, with experiences ranging from a position as a faculty member in Management Information Systems, to developing the first online course at Temple University to publishing research in information technology journals and books. Approximately 30% of his 90+ publications are psychology/ technology investigations and his research has appeared in American Psychologist, IEEE Transactions, and Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Matt Tincani, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Professor, Teaching and Learning, Temple University
Dr. Matt Tincani is a professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Temple University. He focuses on the application of behavioral principles to improve language, academic, social, and play skills of learners with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities, with particular interest in Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior. His additional scholarly interests include positive behavior support in school and community settings, scaling-up of behavioral interventions, quality of life of people with disabilities, and single-case designs. His most recent work has explored issues of publication bias in single-case research, where he has advocated for publishing studies that do not yield experimental effect. He has been appointed to the editorial boards of several prominent journals in the field of special education, in addition to serving as associate editor of Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions. A Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2000, he was previously coordinator of Temple’s graduate program in applied behavior analysis, in addition to his longstanding affiliation with the special education program.