Ryan Murphy is a Professor in the Business Information Systems department at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio, where he has worked since 2001. He is serving as the Project Director for Sinclair's sub-award on the NSF grant, Creating Pathways for Big Data Careers, which has resulted in the development of several stackable certificates and degree programs in data analytics at the college. Ryan is the coordinator and curriculum designer for Sinclair's courses in Software Testing, MS Access, and Excel. His interest in data collection and analysis was heightened while working in the private sector for corporations including GE and Panasonic. As a manager in Client Relations and Employee Services, he became a power-user of MS Office applications to aid in accomplishing his daily responsibilities.
Ryan holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and an MBA in Finance from Wright State University. He is Master Certified in MS Office 365, IC3 certified and CTFL certified through ASTQB.
In 2016 Ryan presented "Proving Value: Assessing Student Software Skills Before, During and at the End of Programs" at the Cengage Learning Computing Conference, Orlando, FL. He also served as a panelist at the ATE PI Conference in Washington, D.C for "Building Pathways to Data/Big Data Career" in 2016.