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Glen Mules, Ph.D.

Glen R.J. Mules retired at the end of June 2015 from IBM Corporation, where he was a Senior Instructor and Principal Consultant with the newly formed IBM Analytics Group. He started at IBM in the IBM Information Management World-Wide Education department in 2001 as a result of IBM's acquisition of Informix Software. He worked at IBM, and previously at Informix, as an instructor, a course developer, and in the enablement / development of corporate instructors worldwide. He taught courses in Big Data and the Hadoop ecosystem -- his current research interests -- and relational database technology.
He has a BS.c. in Mathematics from the University of Adelaide, South Australia; an MS.c. in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, 
England; and a Ph.D. in Education (Educational Technology) from Walden University in Minneapolis. He worked as a high school teacher in his native Australia early on in his career. In the 1970s, he designed, programmed and managed banking systems in Manhattan and Boston. In the 1980s, he was a VP in Electronic Payments with Bank of America in San Francisco and New York. In the early 1990s, he was an EVP, Marketing for a software development company and chaired the ANSI X12C Standards Committee on Data Security for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).
Currently Dr. Mules is an adjunct professor at Iona teaching Computer Science.