Speakers & Experts

 

Paul D. Witman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Information Technology Management

Email: pwitman@callutheran.edu
Phone: (805) 493-3562

Biography

Paul Witman teaches Information Technology Management in the School of Management. He is director of the Professionals and traditional undergraduate programs in Accounting, Business, and Economics and of the Information Technology Management emphases for both the undergraduate and graduate business programs. He conducts research in information security and privacy, in consulting for social media, and in the uses of social media in nonprofits and religious organizations. He has broad experience in technology development for industry, particularly for banking.


Prior to joining the CLU faculty, he served as Director of Integration Engineering for Digital Insight Corp. and as Director of Global Delivery Systems at Citibank. His research interests are in information systems for churches and non-profits, software development and reuse, information security, Internet value for businesses, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. He completed his Ph.D. in information systems and technology at Claremont Graduate University in 2007.


Paul's office hours are generally Tuesday and Thursday 12-2, and by appointment.


Speeches:

  • "Churches and Ministries on the Web – Social Networks"

    A discussion, in an interactive forum, how churches have leveraged social networking tools (like Facebook) to further their ministries on the Web. It also addresses things that haven’t worked so well, to help learn from others’ missteps.

  • "Information Security"

    An overview of information security, especially as it relates to banking and identity theft. Included are steps individuals can take to protect themselves, and new and unique attacks that are evolving in the "market" for criminals.

  • "Online Banking"

    An overview of how online banking works, the benefits it provides to both banks and consumers as well as buisness customers.

  • "Value of the Online Channel"

    A presentation of the research on the value of online users to the institution, especially to financial institutions.

  • "Software Development Practices"

    A discussion of research related to software development and reuse practices across various types of organizations.

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