Title: Lead Professor of San Jose center in California, College of Business & Management

Campus: San Jose, Calif.

Paul Rader is Lead professor of DeVry University's San Jose center in California, in the College of Business & Management. His specialty lies in the design, implementation and analysis of computer systems. Along with teaching individual programming skills on a technical level, Mr. Rader also provides expertise in technical project management and in the creation of documentation and training materials. 
These skills -both technical and management-based- allow Mr. Rader to share a wealth of knowledge with students across a wide variety of computer programming courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Combined, these efforts effectively enable Mr. Rader to cross-train students on the procedures and management skills necessary to involve themselves in all facets of computer systems at a business level.
In addition to teaching, Mr. Rader also serves as dean for several programs within the college – running concurrent with the courses he teaches - including computer information security, network systems administration network and communications management, web graphics design and graphics and multimedia management.
Mr. Rader’s expertise stems from over 30 years of experience working in the business field, beginning with a base in sales with the Whirlpool Corporation in 1974 and equipment accounting in 1980. His experiences led him to the programming side of business in 1984 when he went to work for the Xerox Corporation, and positions with MINX Software, Inc., Cisco Systems and Effective Management Systems followed.
Mr. Rader’s contributions to the field include an extensive authorship, including co-authoring books; Domestic and Foreign Letters of Credit Manual and ABCL. For MINX Software sole author of, user manuals; General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Project Accounting, Inventory Management, Bills of Materials, Product Configuration, Shop Floor Control, Sales Orders, Manufacturing Resource Planning Enterprise Resource Planning, and the Oracle Navigation Guide for KLA Tencor, as well his research project; Psychometric Evaluations of a Management Practices Survey Currently In Use.
Mr. Rader’s contributions have earned him the Society for Technical Communication’s annual award for his work on the Xerox Technical Reference Manual.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in biology from University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in psychology with a focus on the industrial organizational area from San Jose State University.
Thought Leadership
-       Over the next five years, outsourcing of development and manufacturing systems job will flatten.
-       Accordingly, more Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) integration will occur and the "single enterprise" model will take hold of the majority of the larger companies worldwide.
-       Future developments in technology necessitate the evolution of multimedia standards, including wireless and broadband innovations and network security, for continued effectiveness in the increasingly global workplace.
-       Knowledge of object oriented development and deployment tools, along with multimedia networking standards and the development and maintenance of industry tools and standards will be crucial for will be crucial for practitioners to succeed as changes occur.
To schedule an interview with Paul Rader, please contact Maura Ashe at maura.ashe@mslgroup.com or 312-861-5225.


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