Dr. Wayne Pauli


Dr. Wayne E. Pauli is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Dakota State University in Madison, SD.  He recently completed twelve years as the Director of the Center of Excellence in Information Systems, and seven years as the Associate Dean of the College of Business Information Systems which houses all the Cyber Operations curriculum and the INSuRE program.  He was one of the original authors of the Information Assurance (MSIA) Master’s degree curriculum as well as a contributing author of the initial applications for acceptance as a National Center of Academic Excellence for the Madison based campus.  His research interests focus on Cloud computing, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and the role of security in the system development life cycle.  He has extensive experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate level curriculum in a multiple of mediums both synchronous and asynchronous.  Wayne holds a master’s degree in Information Systems from DSU, and an Organization and Management PhD from Capella University, specializing in E-Business.  He also is a long time Foundation trustee at DSU and spends a great deal of time developing relationships between the private sector and the university.  He has been at DSU since 1998, and prior to that he had a 20+ year career in the financial sector.

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