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Utah Chapter

Welcome to IASA Utah

We invite anyone interested in sharing and improving their IT Architecture knowledge and skills. You will connect with IT architects and other professionals who share your desire and passion for disciplined software and enterprise architecture. Membership in the Utah Chapter of IASA entitles you to: 

  • Free access to monthly member events 
  • Discounts on education and training events 
  • Local networking opportunities 
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities 
  • Access to the private community web portal 
  • Access to the chapter's member-only LinkedIn group 
  • Participation in Utah Chapter programs 
  • Membership in IASA's global organization can help enhance your career as an IT architect and provide you opportunities to get involved as a leader or content provider.

Enjoy the benefits of international membership.

  • Global Networking 
  • Training 
  • Research and Knowledge Development 
  • Advocacy

Our next Chapter meeting is Thursday, July 31, 2014. Please see the July Chapter Event page for details. We look forward to you joining us and contributing to the knowledge, leadership and excitement.

We invite you to Collaborate, Learn and Contribute towards achieving excellence in IT Architecture and bring added value to your career, to others and to the profession.

Chapter News

Recent Presentations: 

Intentional Architect (Randy Ynchausti, November 21, 2013)

Utah.gov Site Architecture (Robert Woolley, March 13, 2014)

Cloud Computing Architecture (Tom Creighton, May 08, 2014)

State of Utah Security Architecture Case Study (Robert Woolley, June 26, 2014), Checklists, SDLC

Upcoming Events

List of Events for 7/1/2014 to 7/1/2015
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Iasa Utah July Chapter Meeting
07/31/2014 5:30 PM To 8:00 PM
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Leadership

 

Tom Creighton - Chapter President

Tom Creighton has more than 30 years' experience in software and systems engineering. Over the past 15 years he has contributed as principal engineer, architect, or lead architect on a variety of IT projects. His experience centers around creating scalable IT systems supporting large data sets and providing access across the Internet to 10s of thousands of concurrent users.

He is currently working as CTO and Chief Architect at Family Search, the largest global genealogical society. In this role he has critical architectural responsibility for the systems built by Family Search to enable genealogical research. This includes infrastructure, software, and system design to support search across billions of vital records, access to digital images of vital records comprising petabytes of storage, and management of a combined pedigree system holding more than a billion individual records all interconnected by lineage relationships.

 

Randy Ynchausti - Chapter Vice President

Randy Ynchausti is a seasoned veteran with real-time process control software, advanced AI and systems engineering. Over the past 20 years he has contributed as architect, manager and principle engineer for a variety of projects and systems. His holds patents for software and mechanical devices and is a recognized author and presenter..

He is currently working as Software Architect of the Family Tree application of Family Search, the largest global genealogical society.

Raju Pusapati - Chapter Secretary/Treasurer

Raju Pusapati is an excelling Software Architect who is currently working as Sr. Principal Software Architect at Hospital Corporation of America (www.hcahealthcare.com) and has 15 years of extensive experience in IT Application/Solution/Infrastructure architecture, design & implementation of high performance SOA Based Windows & Web applications utilizing a wide technologies, methodologies and patterns. Raju has an Engineering degree in Computer Sciences & Technology and he is expected to graduate from Masters in Business Administration (with specialization in IT management) in summer of 2012. Apart from these credentials, Raju has multiple certifications including Microsoft’s MCSD, MCSE and MCDBA and a Sun certification. Raju is a founding member (President) of Utah IT Architects association (www.utarch.org), founding member (President) of Telugu Assn of Utah (www.taofu.org), and currently serving as executive committee member for APNA Foundation (www.apnafoundation.org) for also which he served as technology committee chair in the past

Brent Fisher - Chapter Board Member