External Advisory Board

The External Advisory Board (EAB) for the Software Engineering Program is a board of industry experts, as well as alumni, who advise the program on ways to improve and ensure that our degree program continues to excel and meet the needs of employers in industry and academia


  • Bill Boswell, Senior Director, Global Partner Marketing for Siemens PLM Software
  • Sam Ellis, Program Director, InfoSpheres Stream Development, IBM
  • John Gustafson, Senior Fellow and Chief Product Architect, AMD
  • Brett Harper, Director of Product Development, WebFilings
  • Tom Miller, Microsoft Research
  • Ryan McKenna, Director, Acute Care, Cerner
  • Nicholas J. Multari, Senior Project Manager, Cyber Security Research, Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL)
  • Ron Wolf, Independent Consultant
  • Colleen Becker, Programs Manager, Common Core Development, Rockwell Collins
  • Rick Holmes, Assistant Vice-President of System Engineering, Union Pacific
  • Chaz Beck, Software Engineer II, Microsoft Dynamics