Anne holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Ohio State University and subsequently spent 15 years in teaching and research at the university level.
Before returning to school to earn higher degrees, Anne worked as a developer for 5 years. After leaving university work, she put together 16 additional years in that world, most of which were spent as a Business Analyst. Her experience includes implementation and analysis in the areas of oil and gas trading, manufacturing, publishing, and financial institutions, among others. In 2009, she took the CBAP prep course right here with BAMentor and subsequently earned her CBAP® certification.
She is a working Senior Business Analyst, and a member of the IIBA – both the international and the Houston Chapter.
She lives in Houston, Texas, and has two grown sons in Vermont whom she visits as often as she can.
Kamakshi has 7+ years of professional experience, working as a Business Analyst in varied domains. She holds a bachelors degree in Computer science and Engineering and has also holds a Professional Business Management Certification from University of California, San Diego.
Her passion towards Business Analysis drew her to the IIBA® and its varied activities. She was certified as a CBAP® in March 2010. She has been an active board member of the IIBA® San Diego chapter and also facilitates the chapter’s monthly study group, enabling people in her chapter to be certified as CBAP® and CCBA™
She is from the Southern part of India and currently lives with her husband in San Diego, California.
Gary is a value-driven business analysis (BA) consultant. He has more than 10 years' experience in the role, preceded by a career as communications professional and published writer. His areas of expertise include custom software development; selection and customization of Commercial Off-The-Shelf software; system integration and business process redesign. Gary's successes include establishing a BA community of practice; leading the selection and implementation of a requirements definition and management tool; and spearheading efforts to build usability into application development.
Gary is President Elect and Vice-President, Professional Development for the Ottawa-Outaouais chapter of the International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA). He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master’s Certificate in Business Analysis. He is a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and a Certified Professional in Health Information and Management Systems – Canada (CPHIMS-CA).
Linda has eleven (11+) years of experience in business analysis and product development for IT based solutions. In her career, Linda's experience spans a number of industries, including but not limited to software, hardware, public health, healthcare, education and gaming. Her passion for business analysis combined with her love to see others succeed inspired her to create BAMentor. She is Principal and Instructor at BAMentor.
Linda has been an active mentor and business analysis trainer in the business analysis community since 2006.
She graduated from college with bachelor in science in Information Systems. Since then, she continued to develop her skills by obtaining other IT certifications (Oracle, Novell, Microsoft, CIW, Net+, A+) and business certifications (CBAP®).
Together with her husband and business partner, they share the passion of parenting their son and daughter.