Korok Ray

Korok is an economist who studies innovation, compensation, game theory, and the future of work. He has a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University. Korok served as Senior Economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 2007-08. He taught previously at the University of Chicago, Georgetown University, and the George Washington University.

John Cannavo

Program Coordinator

John has served as the Program Coordinator of the Mays Innovation Research Center since January of 2018. He conducts research, manages the Center’s day-to-day activities, plans events and conferences, and oversees the Center’s team of thirty student workers. He earned a B.A. in American Studies from the George Washington University in 2016.


Judith Moreno
Administrative Coordinator

Judith Moreno is the Administrative Coordinator for the Mays Innovation Research Center. She earned a BBA in Business Management- Entrepreneurial Leadership at Texas A&M University.





Marcus Salinas
Software Developer

Marcus Salinas is a Software Developer for the Mays Innovation Research Center in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He began working for the Center in January 2018.

Marcus’ role as Software Developer includes developing and maintaining software that all employees interact with every day, general information technology support, and managing student workers who develop other scripts and software that benefit the productivity of the Center.