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graduate: Faculty

Heinz "Jorg" Schwarz, DBA, PhD (abd), MSc.
Title:
Adjunct Professor, IT
Department:
Business
Campus:
San FranciscoCyber
  • 650-575-8863

Heinz "Jörg" Schwarz is an active IT professional with over 20 years experience in industry specific IT Architecture and Business Development in Government, Retail, Education, Technical Computing, and, for over 15 years, Healthcare IT. Jörg is currently VP for Business Development at NextGate Solutions, Inc, after several years at GE Healthcare and Sun Microsystems. Jörg architected and implemented Health IT solutions for Picture Archiving (PACS), Administration (SAP R3), Health Information Exchanges (HIE), thin-client access, MDM/EMPI and Identity Management (IDM), and Scientific Computing Infrastructure, especially grid computing and early computing clouds around the world.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Betriebswirt) with emphasis in Information Systems, University of Applied Science in Cologne (Fachhochschule Köln), Germany,

  • MS (Information Systems), University of San Francisco, CA

  • PhD (abd) Information Systems at Nova Southeastern University, Graduate School for Computer and Information Science, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2012 – present
Vice President Global Business Strategy and Partner Development, NextGate Solutions, Inc.

2010 – 2012
Global Business Strategy and Partner Development, GE Healthcare

2009 - Present
Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University

2009 – 2009
Founder and Managing Partner, Unlimited Enterprises LLC

Sun Microsystems
2005 - 2009 Director, Healthcare and Life Science,
1999 - 2005 Global Program Manager / Team Lead, HPC
1995 - 1999 Regional Sales Manager, Sun Germany GMBH

Bull AG, Cologne, Germany
1993 - 1995 Sales Representative New Accounts
1990 - 1992 Sales Representative State and local

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • “Compute Power when you need it – a new generation of compute infrastructure design for discovery life sciences” in PriyaRehal (Managing Editor), Future Pharmaceuticals, Q4 Edition 2; 2006

  • “SOAs and Grid Computing – A New Generation of Middleware for Grid-enabled Data Centers” in Thomas B. Tabor (Publisher), The Emergence of Grid and Service-Oriented IT – An industry vision for business success, Tabor Communications, San Diego, 2006

  • ISPE CE 2005: Fort Worth, Texas, USA: Michael W. Sobolewski, ParisaGhodous (Eds.): Smart and Concurrent Integration of Product Data, Services, and Control Strategies, Proceedings of the 12th ISPE Fort Worth, Texas, USA. ISPE 2005, ISBN 0-9768246-0-4, 2005

  • "Ethical Use of open source software", published online in itbusinessedge,
    http://www.itbusinessedge.com/item/?ci=4981, 2005

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Association of Information Systems (AIS) (2008)

  • ACM – Association of Computing Machinery

  • Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) (2005)

  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon – Computer Science Honor Society

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award, Golden Gate University, 2013

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