Russ Louks joins the School of Business and Economics as a professor of practice of Management Information Systems and the Advisor for the ITOxygen Enterprise team. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium. He has 29 years of experience in designing, developing and implementing computer systems in manufacturing companies, including 4 years of managing the Ford university sourcing office in Houghton. He has a very diverse background in computer technologies including experience with a variety of data collection technologies including 2D bar codes, RFID technologies, computer networking, serial communications, and handheld computing devices. He also has experience with more traditional computing architectures such as client / server applications, web based applications, and database applications. He has delivered computer systems to plants in Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia and has led multi-national development teams.