Commencement - May 3 & 4

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Dr. Festus Elleh is an adjunct professor of Computer Science at University of the Cumberlands.  He has over eight years of University teaching experience.  He was a Visiting Professor of Project Management at DeVry University, Irving TX, and an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Parker University Dallas TX.  Previously, Dr. Elleh worked for American Airlines for over sixteen years in various positions including Computer Programmer, Sr. IT Project Manager, and Manager PMO. He is also the MD of a non-profit organization and the Managing Principal of a small-scale consultancy firm. 

Dr. Elleh was a consultant for RealPage Inc. and Argo Data Resource Corporation all in Richardson, TX providing Agile training and helping to build an agile environment for their software development.  He was also a consultant for Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) in their Business Development program.

His research interest is in Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Software Development Methodology.  His recent publication on cybersecurity and virtual learning was in July, 2019. Prior to that, Dr. Elleh did some research works on aligning information technology investment with enterprise strategy; file system management; cyber vulnerability, quantitative research approaches for software projects; and the triple constraints of project management. He loves to play chess and soccer, traveling, reading, and volunteering for community development initiatives. 

PhD Information Technology (Project Management), Capella University, 2013
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

Elleh, F.U. et al. (2019). Self-analysis technology, roles, and cybersecurity in the virtual learning environments (Chapter 12, pp. 226-254), Contributor. Book: Stricker, A.G., et al. (2019) Recent Advances in Applying Identity and Society Awareness to Virtual Learning.  DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9679-0. IGI Global. PA: USA. 
Elleh, F. (2013). Software-enabled project management techniques and their relationship to the triple constraints.  PhD Dissertation, Capella University, ProQuest September, 2013.

  • Project Management
  • Computer Programming
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Analytics