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Glen Curry, MSBA


Employer/Position: Senior Director, General Motors
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Education:BS MIS 1987, MS MIS 1989

Short Biography

Glen Curry is a software development executive at General Motors. He has over 27 years of experience working in Fortune 50 corporations leveraging technology to improve operational efficiency and increase profits. Glen studied Management Information Systems at Texas Tech University, earning a BBA and MSBA. While studying, he also served as a research assistant at the Institute for Organizational Automation, where he researched issues surrounding the conversion of software systems initially hosted on mainframe systems to microprocessor-based environments. Glen started his professional career in 1988, with Electronic Data Systems (EDS). Glen began as a Software Developer and soon transitioned to leadership of increasingly larger software development projects. During his 11-year career at EDS, he focused on consulting engagements with state and local governments. Glen implemented a number of solutions for Medicaid systems in Texas and New Hampshire. He also was involved in Traffic Management solutions for the Cities of Chicago, Illinois and Oakland, California. Following EDS, Glen moved to Dell Inc. where he held a number of leadership roles within Dell’s Information Technology organization. At Dell, Glen was responsible for developing global applications to support Dell’s services and sales businesses. His teams developed global solutions to support warranty management, order management, web-based support services and contact center services.In 2013, Glen transitioned to General Motors (GM) where he currently serves as Director of Software Development for Global Customer Care and Aftersales. He was hired as an original member of the executive team charged with the effort to transform GM’s IT organization from an outsourced model to an insourced model. Glen’s global team has grown in size and responsibility. Now with more than 300 Information Technology professionals based in four U.S. locations and several global sites, the team is fully dedicated to developing software solutions that support GM’s global aftersales business