Dr. Will Tracz is a Lockheed Martin Fellow Emeritus (Retired). He retired in May of 2012 as a principal software engineer/application architect for the Global Combat Support System - AF (GCSS-AF) program at Lockheed Martin IS&GS in Owego, NY where he was responsible for evaluating new technology and investigating its application. He was also co-chair of the Lockheed Martin Advanced Software Technology Focus Group, member of the IS&GS Engineering Review Board, and the Lockheed Martin Liaison to ACM and IEEE CS. Recently, he has served as Tech Volume Lead/Author on several Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), infrastructure modernization, virtualization and ITIL-oriented new business proposals.
Dr. Tracz is currently chair of ACM SIGSOFT and chair of the Binghamton Section of IEEE. Prior to retiring, he was a member of the RIT Software Engineering Advisory Board and RIT GCCIS Dean’s Council, a charter member the Software Engineering Institute Technical Advisory Group on Engineering and Method (2006-2010), and an IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) Executive Committee Member at Large (2004-2008). In addition he was editor of the ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes (1993-2012) years, and currently a member of the ACM Professional Development Committee. He was past chairman of the International Conference on Software Engineering sponsored by IEEE and ACM, and chairman of the upcoming ACM Foundations of Software Engineering in 2012. He is the author of over 100 technical reports and books on software engineering, software architectures, and software reuse including “Confessions of a Used Program Salesman – Institutionalizing Software Reuse”, by Addison Wesley..
Last updated 25 August 2012