Faculty & Staff at TUC

Mark Blackburn

Mark Blackburn

Department: Information Technology

Title: Database Developer and Administrator

Phone: (707) 638-5487

Fax: (707) 638-5430

E-Mail: mark.blackburn@tu.edu

Office: Library Annex, Rm 111

Mr. Blackburn began his career as an Information Scientist as a Latin American Intelligence Analyst attached to the National Security Agency with tours in Central America.   Trained in relational algebra and database theory, He assisted Boeing Aerospace and IBM in beta-testing DB2, the first fully relational mainframe database implementation (supporting  the B-2 /Stealth Bomber project). Career highlights include: Coding of complex information systems for Retail, Banking, Insurance, and Investment Houses; Database Administrator for Hewlett-Packard, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, California State Parks, and the Bishop Estate (Honolulu), where he managed one of the largest data centers in the state with over 100 SQL Servers and over 3000 databases. He was the chief technician in a multi-year student information system implementation for the largest private school system in the USA, Kamehameha Schools, based in Honolulu.  He also consulted in healthcare data analytics creating complex models for evaluation of nation-wide outcome data generated from hundreds of millions of provider records.  Mr. Blackburn holds an MBA degree in Information Systems Management from City University of Seattle.


Last Updated: 11/18/16