Dr. Jay Bayne, Executive Director
Jay Bayne received his B.Sc (70), M.Sc.(71), and Ph.D. (76) degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He was Professor of Computer Science at California Polytechnic State University from 1973-1984.
In 1976 he founded Protocol Solutions, Inc., a boutique systems engineering company, which he sold in 1985. From 1985-1998 he held VP Technology positions for global engineering companies (Combustion Engineering, Bailey Controls, ABB) where he was responsible for the design and application of high-assurance, real-time distributed control systems for automation of a wide range of industrial processes. From 1998-2002 he was CTO of the Controls Group of Johnson Controls, Inc. He is presently founder and CEO of Meta Command Systems, Inc., COB of Cybranet, LLC and Executive Director of the Milwaukee Institute, Inc.. His CV is here.
Dr. Bayne is a member of the statewide Wisconsin Technology Council (WTC), an outside Executive Director of Mason Wells, an Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Board member of several regional technology companies. He has published extensively on the science and technology of interactive real-time systems and cybernetics and their application to the governance of cyberphysical systems (CPS) for which he has multiple patents. His resume is available here. [email: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: 414.727.6425]
Jonathon Gladieux, Director of Operations
As Director of Operations, Mr. Gladieux is responsible for the information technology systems and the operational activities of the Institute. His duties include managing vendor and customer relationships, administrating the Institute's high-performance computing system, handling the Institute's fiscal and accounting functions, and assisting the Executive Director.
Concurrently, Mr. Gladieux is employed with Mason Wells as its Information Technology Administrator and Accounting Assistant to the CFO. In this capacity, Mr. Gladieux oversees its information technology systems and assists in the accounting and financial servicing of Mason Wells and its Funds.
Before joining Milwaukee Institute, Mr. Gladieux was an Enterprise Management Analyst and a Software Engineer with Quad/Graphics Inc. for 7 years. During this tenure, Mr. Gladieux developed software to complement and enhance third-party software packages that proactively monitor Quad/Graphics' information systems. Prior to his employment with Quad/Graphics, Mr. Gladieux worked as a software consultant for Renal Care Group. Mr. Gladieux earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Indiana University Bloomington and a M.B.A. in Finance from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. [email: email@example.com; phone: 414.727.6418]
Nick Lindberg, Sr. Consulting Engineer
Nick Lindberg received a B.S. double major in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2003 and went on to receive his M.S. in Computer Engineering in 2004, specializing in computer architecture design and modeling.
In 2005, he began working full time for IBM's server group in Rochester, MN. After a year and a half in the virtualization space developing Hypervisor technology, he moved to the hardware architecture performance group working on future system development. While there, he participated in performance, simulation, and high level modeling of the Power6/7 and Wire Speed Processor (WSP) architectures, as well as software and firmware development, and even received a number of patents related to his work.
Joining the Institute in October 2011 as Senior Consulting Engineer, Mr. Lindberg is in charge of overseeing the software and hardware needs of the Institute, including cluster administration and support, and provides technical guidance and direction in the area of high performance computing. His background and experience working with a broad range of architectures and programming techniques bolster the Institute's ability to provide resources in the high performance computing space on multiple levels. He also owns a small computer consulting business, Engage Computing, LLC. [email: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: 414.727.6413]