By career, I am an economist and system developer of action oriented investment data analytics, wrangling data for a quarter century. I spend a great deal of time programming for system and statistical applications, database development, and distributed computing on Linux systems.

    As coordinator of the new MnSCU Data Analytics Network, I collaborate with NHCC instructors Ted Volk and Matt Spitzer to provide students a resource for learning / exploring data science and for connecting with potential employers.

I also keep busy as a System developer / administrator for the firm Investment Economics and as a Board member of the publication Foresight - the International Journal of Applied Forecasting. Long ago I was a fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research.

My favorite programming language is D and I enjoy competitive running (when healthy). I seek more time for my Ham radio hobby.

My advice to new CSci students – The best way to learn computer programming is to actually write

programs.

Fellow, the American Institute for Economic Research

M.S., Indiana State University

B.S., North Park College