Irving Duran received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Information Systems from Clarke University. He received his Master’s in Information Systems from the University of Phoenix. In addition to teaching, Irving is employed full-time at IBM as a Data Scientist in HR Cognitive Solutions team. During his career he has held successful positions in Information Technology, IT Administration, Network Administrator, Project Management, Consultant, Team Lead, Developer, and Business Analyst. Irving is also an ACM Senior Member.