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Jim Helwig (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Jim Helwig
Project Manager

Madison, Wisconsin

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Jim Helwig has worked for the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 2001, leading technical teams in the areas of portal infrastructure, custom enterprise academic applications, and shared development tools. Jim has also played a leadership role within the Apereo community, currently serving as chair of the board of directors, chair of the uPortal Steering Committee, and prior chair of the planning committees for a number of conferences and events. Jim is a frequent speaker at Apereo and EDUCAUSE conferences. Prior to joining the University, Jim worked in private industry on distributed Internet applications. Jim holds a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Jim continues to be passionate about the benefits institutions of higher education can achieve through collaboratively working on innovative open source solutions addressing common campus needs.