Dr. Progress Mtshali has 20 years of professional experience in software development, programming, and software/systems architecture. Currently a Research Architect at Duck Creek Technologies, Dr. Mtshali has designed and developed software used in the insurance industry for policy administration, claims processing, billing systems, distributed systems, and fraud detection. He also holds a software patent with the United States Patent Office. In 2003, while employed by the Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), he was awarded the prestigious CSC Award for Technical Excellence.
As a full-time Professor at Strayer University’s Columbia, SC Campus, Dr. Mtshali specializes in computer programming languages, networking, database management, data mining, compiler theory, and computational number theory.
He earned his Doctorate and Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University, his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo, and an Associate Degree in Computer Technology from Midlands Technical College.
Dr. Mtshali is originally from South Africa and has lived in the U.S. since 1981.