Darniet K. Jennings, Ph.D. MBA is a Professor at DeVry University, and has been working in the information technology field since 1995. He is currently serving as the curriculum lead for software and information systems (SIS) for colleges & curriculum in the DeVry College of Engineering and Information Sciences (CoEIS). Spanning two decades in his career, Dr. Jennings has worked in roles consisting of systems administration, data architecture, software/systems development, business process engineering, human-computer interaction, IT consulting and training. He received his bachelor’s with a computer networking emphasis in information systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) in 1998 (with a second major in Computer Science), followed by a master of science in 1999 and his doctorate in March 2003. The focus of his graduate research was information visualization, emphasizing visual perception and cognition for decision making with an emphasis on Augmented Reality (AR). In 2010, Dr. Jennings completed an MBA fellowship program at the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business.
Splitting time within industry, academia, and the US Government, Dr. Jennings has many years of experience in each of those segments with 25 years of teaching at the university level and nearly 20 years of federal service. Dr. Jennings has worked in positions at Verizon, Bell Atlantic, IT consulting firms, and including clients such as the NASA Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio (SVS).