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Bill Burke

William P. Burke, Jr.

Director of Entrepreneurial Activities - Professor of The Practice Information and Decision Sciences
Franklin P. Perdue School of Business
Salisbury University

Master of Education in Applied Technology in Education 2001; Wilmington College, New Castle, DE
Bachelor of Science in Accounting 1977; Villanova University, Villanova, PA


Academic Positions Held
Salisbury University, Franklin P. Perdue School of Business: 1999 - present (named Adjunct Faculty of Information and Decision Sciences, 1999; Contractual Faculty of Information and Decision Sciences, 2000; Visiting Assistant Professor of Information and Decision Sciences, 2001 - present).
Wilmington College, Georgetown Campus: 1999 - 2002 (named Adjunct Faculty, 1999)

Business Position
Partner, Innovative Corporate Solutions: 1998 - Present
Business/Technology Consulting firm

Corporate Positions Held
The PMA Group, Assistant Vice President - MIS: 1990 - 1998
The PMA Group, Assistant Vice President - MS&P: 1985 - 1990
The PMA Group, Executive Leader - BPR: 1995 -1997

Business Accomplishments
Led the Information Technology department strategically and tactically for applications and operations.
Implemented selective in-sourcing program.
Led corporate reengineering project, which recommended 38 areas of improvement creating savings of $17 million.
Negotiated multi-million dollar contracts in the areas of Asset Management, Network Management, hardware and software.
Strategized, planned, implemented and trained corporate wide imaging system. Saving are accruing at a rate of $5 million a year.
Reengineered processing operations to support the doubling of written premium without increasing the budget.
Planned coordinated relocation and design of 25 field offices resulting in a 50% reduction in operating expenses.
Restructured the Accounts Receivable department and reduced 90-day balances from 5.2% to 1.9% of written premium.
Planned, designed, developed and implemented various accounting , customer relationship and enterprise processing systems for the firm.

Teaching Areas
Web Analysis and Design
Systems Analysis and Design
Data Communications
Introduction to Data Base

Consulting Areas
CIO Coaching
IT Strategic Planning
Business Value of IT
IT Procurement - RFP's
IT Contract Negotiations
IT Professional Advisor and Coach

Research Areas
IT and Business Strategic Alignment
Business Process Redesign
Usability on the Web
System Development Life Cycles

Current Projects
Usability Analysis selected web sites
Web Analysis Student Publication
Web based instruction and course management
System Development Life Cycle Corporate IT Survey

Professional Affiliations Past and Present
Association of Systems Management
Data Processing Management Association

Certifications Past and Present
Certified System Professional

IT Performance Management, IASA National Conference: 1999
The Internet Channel, IASA National Conference: 1999
The Year 2000, Fortune IT Strategy Conference 1998