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Faculty: Heinz Jorg Schwarz, DBA

Heinz Jorg Scwarz
Heinz Jorg Schwarz, PhD (abd), MSc.
Adjunct Professor
San Francisco, Online
  • 650-575-8863

Heinz Jrg 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. Jrg is currently VP for Business Development at NextGate Solutions, Inc, after several years at GE Healthcare and Sun Microsystems. Jrg 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.


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


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: 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


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,, 2005


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


KQED California Report Stanford University Center for Earth and Environmental Sciences inauguration Interview

HIE ROI Talk at WHIT in Copenhagen

Interview with Bio-IT World 2007

Interview in Bio-IT World 2006