Sr. Manager, Certifications & Professional Education, IEEE Computer Society
Dr. John Keppler is currently the senior manager for the Global Professional Development, Continuing Education & Certification Programs at the IEEE Computer Society. He continuously works with academic institutions, industry leaders, technical experts and training professionals to design, develop and deliver state of the art continuing education courses and workforce development assessments.
He has recently completed the development of the IEEE CS Cyber Security e-learning programs and professional certifications. He has also been actively working to build and maintain strategic alliances and educational collaborations with industry, government and other professional organizations. In addition, he also manages the development and maintenance activities for the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK) and the Information Technology Body of Knowledge. As the appointed liaison for the IEEE CS Research Activities Board and the IEEE CS Professional Activities Board, Dr. Keppler works closely with the society's board members to develop strategic plans and to insure that the society's goals are met.
Dr. Keppler holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) as well as a Doctoral Degree in Business Management. He has previously taught at the University of Utah, the College of Notre Dame and the University of California. He has conducted numerous professional and executive development workshops throughout the U.S. and Overseas.