Arthur brings more than 25 years of experience in IT architecture, design, development, and testing. After receiving his BS in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Arthur took an engineering position at Motorola where he helped design Motorola’s first commercial digital radio for the public service sector (police, fire, and other government agencies). Arthur received his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and then moved into the financial industry working on real-time derivative pricing and risk management systems at Chicago Research and Trading Group (a leading Chicago-based derivatives firm sold to Nations Bank). At Nations Bank and then Bank of America, Arthur architected Bank of America’s first web-based check image delivery system for the “Bank of America Direct” commercial cash management system. Arthur was one of the six founding consultants of STA Group. Arthur currently leads STA’s Big Data Practice, and in 2011 became Director of Technology Consulting. As CTO of Aviation Safety Technologies, Arthur developed AST’s SafeLand network and reporting system.