dis-rupt: Igniting a revolution with CHANGE
Friday, February 24, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium
Dr. Ryan Urquhart
Dr. Ryan L. Urquhart is a Principal Interaction Architect at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), focusing on developing useful desktop and mobile applications. Prior to joining BCBSNC, he spent 10 years at IBM, where he provided Human Factors support for IBM's WebSphere and Tivoli software brands. Currently, he has 2 patents filed, as well as several publications and technical reports.Dr. Urquhart obtained his Doctoral degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in Industrial & Systems Engineering, where he was the recipient of the UPS Fellowship. His Master's and Bachelor's degrees were obtained from North Carolina A&T State University, where he majored in Industrial & Systems Engineering.In addition to being a Principal Interaction Architect at BCBSNC, Dr. Urquhart serves as an Adjunct Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill in the School of Information and Library Science.