Robert H. (Bob) Jackson, Jr.
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  Committees, Memberships and Honors
Collaboration Skills

Diverse participation on committees, association memberships, and a variety of honors clearly represent Mr. Jackson's interest in synergistic, goal-focused teamwork. 

Committees & Memberships

bullet 2005 to present - Invited member, Board of Advisors, University of Memphis College of Business Administration, Management Information Systems Dept
bullet 2005 - Consultant, University of Memphis College of Business Administration Distance MBA Development team
bullet 2004 to present - IT Leadership Research panelist, Computerworld publications
bullet 2004 to 2005 - Invited member, CMS Privacy and Security Policy Taskforce
bullet 2004 - Computerworld Magazine Honoree
bullet 2004 - General Session Speaker, Sedgwick Claims Management National Leadership Conference
bullet 2003 to present - IT Representative, SAS-70, type II certification audit
bullet 2003 - Featured article in Progress magazine
bullet 2003 - Appointed team member, CMS Canadian Acquisition Candidate Due Diligence Task Force
bullet 2002 to present - Corporate Officer and Operating Committee Member, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
bullet 2001 to present - Invited Member, Gartner Group's Business and Technology Research Panel
bullet 2000 to present - Reviewer for IEEE Spectrum, a juried technical publication of the IEEE.
bullet 2001 to present - Invited member of the speaker and consultant bureau - Sloan Asynchronous Learning Networks consortium
bullet 2002 - Specialty area reader for preliminary proposals, U.S. Department of Education FIPSE Grant Annual Competition.
bullet 2002 - Appointed representative, University of Tennessee Statewide Information Technology Council, a working group of UT's Chief Information and Technology officers.
bullet 2002 - Invited Participant, White House Policy Summit: "Measuring the Impact: A National Summit on Education and Technology" convening 250 corporate executives and White House policy experts, Cabinet members and Congressional guests.
bullet 2001 to 2003  - Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the IEEE Computer Society
bullet 2001 to 2003 - Member, American Continuing Higher Education (ACHE)
bullet 2000 to 2002 - Appointed member, Curriculum Design committee, FIPSE LAAP grant program award, UT Knoxville
bullet 2000/2001 - Appointed member, University of Tennessee Undergraduate Academic Council
bullet 2000 - Project planning committee - University New College, The University of Tennessee
bullet 2000 - Consultant, Physician Business Solutions, Inc.
bullet 2000 - Invited member of the Board of Directors, CyberCE
bullet 2000 - Invited Co-Chair - Best Practices Strategic Planning Committee, Tennessee Virtual University
bullet 2000 to 2003 - member, US Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
bullet 1999/2000 - Trustee, Global Christian University
bullet 1999 to 2002 - Invited member - UT College of Social Work Advisory Committee
bullet 1999 - Invited member, Strategic Planning Team, International Christian University
bullet 1999 to 2002 - Invited member, UT College of Business,  Strategic Technology Steering Committee.
bullet 1998 - Co-founder, UT Internet eLearning Institute
bullet 1998/99 - Invited member, Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of University Outreach candidate selection committee.
bullet 1998/1999 Invited member- UT Strategic Committee on Distance Learning for Tennessee Higher Education Commission
bullet 1997 to 2002 - Adjunct Faculty Instructor and Technical Coordinator for UTK College of Business' Physician Executive MBA program
bullet 1998 - 2002 - Member, US Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
bullet 1997 to 1999 - Member: University of Tennessee Data Visualization Steering Committee
bullet 1996 to 1999 - Technical Coordinator for University of Tennessee's Marketplace Business Simulation.
bullet 1995 to 1999 - member of the Videoconferencing Subgroup of TNII, a statewide planning group planning a new digital infrastructure for the state and its education system.
bullet 1995/96 - Committee subchair of UT's Networking and Telecommunications User Advisory Committee, providing user input to the UTK Division of Information Infrastructure for UTK's campus-wide network planning.
bullet 1996 - Technical planning chair for a fiber optic link between TVA and the University of Tennessee. Also consulted with TVA on design of their interactive video classroom.
bullet 1995-1996 - Project manager for a statewide network interconnecting UTK's three College of Social Work sites across the state.
bullet 1995 - Project Manager, UT Conference Center Visitor Kiosk and Building directory. A network of 8 computers located throughout the large UT Conference Center building providing directions to offices and to daily events in the building and across campus.
bullet 1995 - Designer and project manager for an Academic Support Center, including videoconferencing, computer lab and Internet access facilities, for UTK students in the Nashville, Tennessee area.
Accomplished Leader, Communicator, Team Player
Mr. Jackson has been active as both chair and active team member on a variety of professional and project oriented committees. His memberships include professional and honor societies.