Dr. Christine D. Custis is the Founder and CEO of NewPearl, Inc., a software development firm focusing on process improvement solutions. She is an assistant professor at Shenandoah University in the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business where she explores how enterprises should use information systems and technology to innovate and achieve organizational goals. Dr. Custis' distinguished career includes over 17 years experience with strategy, project management and enterprise architecture. This has resulted in a plethora of technical publications and awards.
She has worked at IBM, BearingPoint,and The MITRE Corporation among others. Dr. Custis earned a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Florida A&M, M.S. in Computer Science from Howard University and a Ph.D in Business Administration from Morgan State University.