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George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Brow, Ray

Academic Unit:Information Systems and Operations Management
Position:Adjunct Professor
Office Location:ENT 155
Office Hours:TBD
Profile:

Dr. Brow has worked in Information Technology (IT) since 1972. His career can be divided into four interrelated categories: (1) ten years as an applications programmer, (2) ten years as a systems software programmer, (3) ten years in the training industry teaching MS DOS, NetWare, UNIX, and Microsoft BackOffice, and (4) ten years with the Department of State in IT Operations Management. As a Senior Project Manager at the Department of State, Dr. Brow currently has responsibility for back office infrastructure refresh at all 384 U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide.

During his career, Dr. Brow has held leadership positions in most facets of IT, including executive positions at two major software vendors. As a technology leader at the Department of State, he

was a recipient of the 2006 State-of-the-Art Information Technology (IT) Award for introducing server

virtualization into the Department’s worldwide infrastructure. From 2010, to 2013’ Dr. Brow served as the chief IT Architect designing and building a 30,000 sq. ft. data center that is entirely air cooled, making the data center highly energy efficient, and thereby rating a LEED Gold certification.

In addition to his work in IT, Dr. Brow was a missionary in central Russia for a year, and he is a closet

Celtic musician. He plays the guitar, hammer dulcimer, mountain dulcimer and numerous whistles,

flutes and pipes. Dr. Brow holds a BA in English Bible from Washington Bible College, an MS in Technology Management from GMU, an MS in Information Architecture and a Doctor of Science in

Information Assurance from Capitol College.