James A Taylor, recently retired, had worked at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics (IEEE) since 1978. His last title was Enterprise Data Architect. Previous titles were Lead Business Database Analyst II, and Manager of Information Processing. In his previous role, he was responsible for recommending the architecture for future projects with a focus on the migration for on-premise systems into the cloud. Before that he was responsible for Database administration and development as well as managing a small staff of programmers.
He received a B.A. in Biology in 1971, and an M.S. in Engineering in 1975, both from NYU. He is a certified AWS Solutions Architect – Associate (SAA), Association Executive (CAE), and Scrum Master (CSM). He is Life Senior Member of IEEE, and a member of ACM, ASAE, & ISACA. He is an active alumnus, having served on the NYU Alumni Association Board and currently the NYU College of Arts and Science Alumni Board, and was a member of the Polytechnic Alumni Associations (PAA) International Board of Directors from 2015-2018.