BiographyMelvin Greer is Managing Director of the Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation, focused on research and deployment of his 21st Century Leadership Model. With over 29 years of systems and software engineering experience, he is a recognized expert in Cloud Computing, Advanced Cyber and Predictive Analytics. He functions as a principal investigator in advanced research studies, including Nanotechnology, Synthetic Biology and Gamification.
He significantly advances the body of knowledge in basic research and critical, highly advanced engineering and scientific disciplines. Mr. Greer is a Certified Enterprise Architect, the Steering Committee Chair of the Cloud Standards Customer Council and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Science.
Mr. Greer has been awarded the BEYA 2012 Technologist of the Year Award, which recognizes his outstanding technical contribution and technical products that have a broad impact and high value to society as a whole. Melvin has been recognized for his outstanding technical contributions to cloud computing and service-oriented architecture. Melvin Greer has been appointed Fellow of the National Cyber security Institute where he assists government, industry, military, and academic sectors meet the challenges in cyber security policy, technology and education.
In addition to his professional and investment roles, he is Director Data Science and Analytics, Intel Corporation. He is also a member of the International Monetary Fund / World Bank, Bretton Woods Committee where he explores how deployment of enabling technologies relates to private sector development, commercial opportunities, global financial stability and social responsibility. Mr. Greer is a frequent speaker at conferences and universities and is an accomplished author; his fifth book “Practical Cloud Security: A Cross-Industry View” is his most recently published book.
As a popular educator and board member at a number of Historical Black Colleges and Universities, Greer is leading science, technology, mathematical and engineering (STEM) research initiatives, directly trying to shape a more diverse generation of up-and-coming technical talent.
Greer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and Technology and his Master of Science in Information Systems from American University, Wash. D.C. He also completed the Executive Leadership Program at the Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School.
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