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M. Conneen Professional Profile

Career Achievements

Since January of 1995, Mr. Conneen has focused his energies participating as a Principle in the formation, growth, and prosperity of the INFORMATION INTEGRATORS INC., a consulting services vendor. His most recent project assignments have been as

  • Utility Industry Specialist, using OOA/OOD and MicrosoftTM .NET technologies melded with Enterprise Architect and various UML diagramming techniques,
  • an Enterprise Application Integration specialist, using OOA/OOD and JavaTM technologies,

Mr. Conneen started as a programmer in 1981, coding financial systems in BASIC on the TRS-80 platform. This activity discovered his programming talents and certainly helped in attaining the 1983/1984 Stanley Schmidt Scholarship Award from DePaul University. While attaining a B.S. in Computer Science from DePaul, Mr. Conneen won an internship position with (then) U.S. Steel Chicago Corporate offices.

Over the years he has developed his skills as a mainframe programmer coding in COBOL, a systems programmer writing Assembly and CLISTS/REXX utilities, a reengineering specialist using PC technologies to off-load mainframe development, a CASE consultant developing requirements statements, design statements and generating code, a UNIX/Oracle C/C++ consultant, an OOA/OOD specialist, a JavaTM application engineer, and a Web integration specialist. He truly has participated in every facet of the application development life cycle, and has consistently demonstrated his abilities to analyze, design, and implement appropriate business solutions.

Following is a time-table of various positions held:

1995 - Present

Information Integrators, Inc. Downers Grove Illinois

  • Technical Officer, Equity Partner
  • Application Integration Specialist focusing on N-Tier and Distributed Application Architectures. Currently engaged as an Enterprise Architect involved with all aspects of project development and administration.
  • Adjunct Faculty / Lecturer on various topics such as
    • Enterprise Object Oriented Development, DePaul University
    • Secured Electronic Programming, DePaul University
    • Java Programming, DePaul University
    • Introduction to Java Programming, Purdue University, Calumet
    • Introduction to C Programming, Purdue University, Calumet
    • Advanced C++ Programming, Purdue University, Calumet
    • Object Oriented Analysis & Design, Purdue University, Calumet
    • Visual Basic Programming, Purdue University Calumet

For additional project summaries, please refer to the Project Profile navigation to the left.

1989 - 1995

Ameritech, ALDIS Chicago Illinois

  • Manager, IS Strategy and Architecture
  • Technical Consultant, Future Optimum State (FOS) Bill Development
  • Analyst, Development Platform Support
  • Technical Consultant, Future Optimum State (FOS) Volume Compare
  • Analyst, Carrier Access Billing System (CABS) Re-engineering
  • Analyst, Carrier Access Billing System (CABS) Usage Processing


Information Industries, Incorporated. Chicago, Illinois

  • System Engineer Consultant, Carrier Access Billing System (CABS) Usage Processing

1987 - 1989

Navistar International Transportation Corporation. Oak Brook, Illinois

  • ISS Analyst, Truck Dealership New Systems Development
  • ISS Analyst, Payroll Systems Maintenance
  • ISS Associate, Payroll Systems Maintenance

1985 - 1987

USX Corporation. Chicago, Illinois

  • Associate Programmer, Supply Division

Professional/Educational Associations

DePaul University, Chicago Illinois
Guest Lecture on following topics

  • Enterprise Object Oriented Development
  • Java For Programmers
  • Secure Electronic Commerce
  • Object-Oriented Enterprise Computing
  • Object-Oriented Enterprise Application Development

Purdue University, Calumet Hammond Indiana
Guest Lecture on following topics

  • Object Oriented Programming Using Java
  • Object Oriented Programming Using C++
  • Structured Programming Using C
  • Introduction to Visual Programming Using Visual Basic
  • Advanced System Analysis and Design using Object Technologies

Midwest Area Micro Focus Users Group, Inc., Founding Vice President of Membership
Nominated as first Vice President of Membership from November 1991 to December 1992 by committee of peers. Responsible for coordinating membership activities, membership billing, and mass mailing of over 1,000 perspective members. Created skills inventory database for use by members in good standing for “information networking”.

by M. Conneen