Richard is a CIO at the Oregon State Police, and the President of the Portland Chapter of SIM. He is a proponent of Holistic Technology Management, seeing beyond the immediate impact and looking to solve for the potential "butterfly effect." He is passionate about helping align the business strategic goals with the the rapidly changing and emerging technology and applications landscape e.g., Cloud computing, blockchain, IoT, AI/Deep Learning, and Big Data. He is also an avid technology ethicist and futurist, looking for the unseen opportunities and unintended consequences of today's technology advances.
His expertise includes IT Operations, Business Applications & Data Management, Web Technology & Site/Content Management, Health & Consumer Informatics (Data Science), and Web User Experience (including Web Accessibility and Section 508 compliance). He has a PhD in Biochemistry/ Biophysics and completed a Post-doctorate in Medical Informatics, with a focus on Consumer Health Information/Data Science, including patient information search/retrieval, decision making and patient health website development.
Specialties: Web Accessibility, Web Usability, IT Program / Project Management, Web / IT Operations, Large Web site Management, Business / Systems / Application Management & Analysis, IT Continuity of Operations Planning, Technology Ethics & Policy, Consumer Health Informatics, Medical Informatics, Information Retrieval, Information Privacy / Security, User-Centered Web Design, User Experience Design (UxD), Human-Computer Interaction