Dr. Bellman is co-founder and Academic Director of the FEAC™ Institute and is also a tenured full Professor of Communication Studies at California State University at Los Angeles.
He has been involved in teaching, research; publishing, consulting and project management in the fields of Enterprise Architecture, Knowledge Management, Organizational Communications/Behavior and distributed e-Learning for over over forty years, and has an excellent reputation in both academe and professional consulting. He held faculty and research positions at the University of California at San Diego, SUNY Stonybrook, CUNY Graduate Center and California Institute of the Arts, and was Research Director of the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute prior to his current university position.
In addition to academic positions he has twenty plus years concurrent consulting experience in both government and the private sectors, and has been a Principal Consultant and Project Manager with three major Enterprise Architecture consulting and tool vendor companies. He has consulted in Enterprise Architecture related programs in the public sector for the DoD, Departments of Agriculture, Forest Service, Energy, Justice/INS and the Whitehouse for the Executive Office of the President as well as was a contract consultant for NCR, AT&T, ASK, RAND and Digital Equipment Corporation - working for their internal and external customers. This included doing EA in the aerospace, financial, banking, pharmaceutical, entertainment and manufacturing sectors.
He has published several books and over ninety articles, and his newest book co-authored with Prakash Rao and Ann Reedy on EA is forthcoming this June, The FEAC Guide to Enterprise Architecture Certification, published by McGraw Hill. . He is a frequent presenter at national and international professional and academic conferences. He also is TOGAF® 8 and 9 Certified, and instructs TOGAF® 9 courses at FEAC.
Ken Griesi is the Chief Engineer for the Navy C3 Systems Department at the MITRE Corporation.
Ken also serves as the Chief Architect of the U.S. Navy's Consolidated Afloat Networks & Enterprise Services (CANES) program, where he is working to shape the future of the U.S. Navy's networks and enterprise services.