Sam Ovando, M.B.A.

Adjunct Professor in Computer Science

Education

  • M.B.A., University of California, Irvine
  • B.A. Computer Science, Point Loma Nazarene University

Courses Taught

  • Excel – CSC 181
  • Database Systems and Web Integration – ISS 414
  • Internet Applications Development – ISS 424

Experience in Field

  • Adjunct Instructor in Computer Science, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA, 2010 – Present
  • Owner/President, OVSA Services, 2014 – Present
  • Product Support Manager: Computer Platforms, Hitachi Data Systems, 2010 – Present
  • Technical Support, Hitachi Data Systems, 2008 – 2010
  • Contractor, BaysideNetworks.com, 2007 – Present
  • Contractor/Programmer: Production Systems, Pegamentos y Productos Industries, S.A. de C.V., 2006 – 2008
  • Product Manager: 3rd Party Projects, Hitachi Data Systems, 2006 – 2007
  • Individual Projects, Hitachi Data Systems, 2005 – 2006
  • Business Manager, International Network of Children's Ministry, 2004 – 2005
  • Product Manager, Hitachi Data Systems, 2000 – 2004
  • Technical Support, Hitachi Data Systems, 1997 – 2000
  • System Administrator, Point Loma Nazarene University, 1994 – 1997
  • Programmer, Point Loma Nazarene University, 1992 – 1994

Awards and Honors

  • Winning Software Entry in "System Utilities Category", nation-wide contest, 1995

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

  • Top 10 Web/Dbase Product Information Portal for HDS Support, 2009
  • Automated DF Trace Conversion & HealthCheck Tool for HDS Support, 2009
  • Database Application for San Diego Real Estate Inv. Co., 2007 – 2008
  • Raw Materials Inventory Management Database Application for http://www.pegamentosppi.com/ in Mexico, 2007
  • Product Interoperability Web/Database application for Hitachi Data Systems, 2003
  • Utility to analyze Hitachi disk array memory traces, 1999