Wilfred Pinfold, PhD - Mayor Hales’ appointment
Director of Extreme Scale Programs at Intel
Adjunct Professor at Portland State University
Wilfred Pinfold serves as Director of Extreme Scale Programs and as Director of University and Government programs at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for developing long range technology research programs in areas relating to extreme parallelism, resilience, and energy efficiency. Dr. Pinfold serves as a member of the Advisory Council of Collaborative Software Initiative, Inc. He is an adjunct professor of Business at Portland State University and serves on the Board of Trustees for Oregon College of Arts and Crafts. Originally from Johannesburg, he trained in Naval Architecture and received his PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics. He moved to the United States in 1980.
Ken Neubauer - Commissioner Fish’s appointment
Infrastructure Manager at Standard Insurance
Ken Neubauer has been a strategic technical leader for almost 30 years with a breadth of experience ranging from the aerospace industry to high-tech companies and extensive work in the financial sector. Born in Portland, Mr. Neubauer attended college in Arizona and began work as a field engineer at Ford Aerospace in Palo Alto where he helped build communications satellites. Mr. Neubauer later worked at Sun Microsystems in Mountain View, California as an engineering manager developing and delivering tools to manage Sun's internal desktops. Returning to Oregon, he took a technical support position with Sequent Computers providing both software and hardware technical support to Sequent's worldwide customers. He then began working at Standard Insurance, where he’s been for the last 17 years, delivering high profile projects including Standard's Internet presence, Storage Infrastructure and Electronic Data Interchange infrastructure.
Doretta Schrock - Commissioner Fritz’ appointment
Transportation Security Administration
Doretta Schrock has a long history as both a technology geek and community activist. She has a master’s degree in computer science, more than a decade in software engineering, software engineering management, and engineering management at both large and small companies. She has another decade-plus in information technology consulting for small businesses. She currently works for the Transportation Security Administration and North Portland Neighborhood Services.
Joshua Mitchell - Commissioner Novick’s appointment
Web and Enterprise Applications Manager at Multnomah County
Joshua Mitchell is the Web and Enterprise Applications Manager at Multnomah County. He has over 10 years of experience leading design and development teams in higher education, start up and enterprise organizations. Joshua brings a unique web as a platform strategy to organizations that need to build complex systems quickly while keeping cost of ownership low. In three years at Multnomah County, he led the teams that launched a new public website platform (migrating all previously separate websites), a rapid application deployment platform with over 12 productivity and publishing apps for county departments, a new Intranet built on social and collaboration tools, a learning management system to promote online learning and a website for the Multnomah County Library that is drawing excited reviews from around the country. Joshua focuses his development strategy on open source projects (i.e. Drupal and Apache Solr) and software as a service solutions that can be integrated into the enterprise (i.e. Google Apps for Government). His mantra for all software is that it should do less faster and meet the needs of the people over process.
Colleen Gadbois - Commissioner Saltzman’s appointment
Regional Manager at Providence Health & Services
Colleen Gadbois has 15 years experience working in technology for a large scale not-for-profit healthcare organization. Her work in IT spans Process Engineering, Project Management and technology development. She currently provides overall management and strategic development of technology specific to Mail and Print Services for Providence Health & Services. She received her Masters of Public Administration in Healthcare Administration from Portland State University Mark O. Hatfield School of Government with an award in professional development for international healthcare studies.