Andrew Seely offers 30 years of experience in systems administration, software development, system engineering, entrepreneurship, education, and leadership in commercial, academic, government, and military settings in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. In his career, Andy has served as Director of Architecture and Engineering, Vice President of Solution Architecture, Director for Digital Transformation, Engineering Manager, Chief Engineer, Command and Control Systems engineer, and operations manager for large corporations and start-ups. Andy served in the U.S. Air Force at duty stations in Mississippi, Korea, and Germany. He is currently a self-employed U.S. federal contracting consultant.
Andy earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He currently teaches in the Computer Science department at the University of Maryland Global Campus, where he has taught undergraduate programming and information technology for over 20 years in the classroom and online. He also taught at University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida and Oslo and Akershus University College in Oslo, Norway.
Andy is currently the IEEE Region 3 coordinator for senior membership, Region 3 member of the IEEE Admissions and Advancement committee, secretary for IEEE Standards Association working group P1228, vice chair for the IEEE Florida West Coast Section (FWCS) and vice chair for the FWCS Computer Society chapter. He is a member of IEEE Eta Kappa Nu and Upsilon Pi Epsilon.
In addition to being a 24-year member of IEEE and a 23-year member of IEEE Computer Society, Andy is a Senior Member of the ACM, a Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a volunteer for the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces. He was an active contributor to the USENIX Association, including chair of the Government and Military Systems Administration Workshop 2008-2017 and regular columnist for the USENIX flagship publication “;login:” 2013-2015.