Software Engineer & Business Professor

Los Angeles, CA

Doctor of Business Administration, Leadership Specialization 2014
Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
Doctoral Study: Patient Safety Culture and High Reliability Organizations

Master of Business Administration, Information Technology 2011
Western International University, Phoenix, AZ

Bachelor of Arts, Religion 2001
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA


Senior Research Fellow – Center for Health &Nursing Research, 2018 – Present

Research Fellow – Center for Organizational Research August, 2014 – Present

School of Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix

Associate Faculty April, 2016 – Present
School of Business; School of Information Systems & Technology
University of Phoenix (Physical campus: Gardena, La Palma, and Ontario, CA)

Undergraduate Courses:
Business Communications
Organizational Behavior for Managers
Innovative and Creative Business Thinking
Introduction to Computer Applications and Systems
Web Design Fundamentals

Graduate Course:
Applied Business Research & Statistics

Doctoral Program:
Dissertation Committee Chair
Dissertation Committee Member

Use of Golytely and Vancomycin for Eradication of Persistent
C. Difficile Infection in Pediatric Long-Term Care Submitted for publication

Improving Patient Safety through High Reliability Organizations February, 2017
The Qualitative Report

Recurrent or Persistent C. Difficile Infection in Children October, 2016
Presented at the 5th Annual Pediatric Complex Care Association
Conference, Richmond, VA

Eradication of Persistent C. Difficile Infection in Pediatric Patients
Requiring Complex Medical Care: Experience with use of Golytely and Vancomycin October, 2016
Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, Las Vegas, NV

RCP Culture of High Reliability Facilitates Initiation of Mechanical Ventilation in a Pediatric Subacute Care Facility July, 2006
California Society for Respiratory Care, Rancho Mirage, CA

How RCPs Use the Boyd OODA Loop to Initiate Mechanical
Ventilation in Tracheostomy-Dependent Patients in a Subacute Care Facility July, 2006
California Society for Respiratory Care, Rancho Mirage, CA

Use of the Boyd OODA Loop to Initiate Mechanical Ventilation (IMV) in a Chronic Intensive Care Nursing Home March, 2006
29th AMDA Annual Symposium, Dallas, TX

Smile and Laughter During Mechanical Ventilation in Children March, 2006
29th AMDA Annual Symposium, Dallas, TX

High Reliability Organization Methods Facilitate Initiation of
Mechanical Ventilation in a Pediatric Nursing Home January, 2006
The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 35th Critical Care Congress

Fluid Bolus Therapy to Treat Thick Secretions in
Ventilator-Dependent Children April, 2005
JIVD 10th Annual Conference, Lyon, France

Smiling as an Indicator of Growth and Development in Profoundly Disabled Children March, 2003
26th AMDA Annual Symposium

Grouping for Solutions: Increasing Organizational Reliability by
Bringing Academicians and Practitioners Together
HRO 2nd Year Conference, Ontario, CA March, 2006

Getting it Right: Solving the Unsolvable (with Duty to Act)
HRO 1st Year Conference, Yucaipa, CA August, 2003

Finding Effective Digital Signage Content on a Budget February, 2016
University Business

5 Tips for Communicating with the Campus Community August 2015
eCampus News

How to Engage a Higher Ed Audience Beyond the Digital Screen December, 2011
eCampus News

The Nuts and Bolts of Managing Content: Tips and Tricks for Effective Digital Signs with Minimal Resources
Presented at the 13th Annual Digital Signage Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada March 16, 2016

Stop Reinventing the Wheel! Your Guide to Effective Communication Across Platforms
Presented at the 1st EduComm Expo, Atlanta, Georgia

October 1, 2015

Planning for Success: The Value of Building a Digital Signage Team February 27, 2013
Presented at the 10th Annual Digital Signage Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada

Optimizing Content for an Academic Audience February 26, 2013
Presented at the 10th Annual Digital Signage Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada
WordPress as a CMS: Implementation and Customization June 21, 2012
Co-Presented at the CALI Conference, San Diego, CA

Using Digital Signage as a Mobile Call to Action March 7, 2012
Presented at the 9th Annual Digital Signage Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada

EduComm Expo 2015 – 2016
Conference Advisory Board Member (2015 & 2016 Terms)
Education Committee

Digital Signage Expo 2015
Education Committee, Higher Education Track

Digital Signage Expo 2013

Digital Signage in Higher Education Conference

Build & Release Engineer February 2017 – Present
Verizon Digital Media Services, Playa Vista, CA
As a Build & Release Engineer, I am part of a software engineering team. I participate in coding and
development operations (DevOps). When updates are completed, I update the code repositories and
build related packages for release to the customer’s production software. I contribute to automation
projects to enhance reliability of software releases. DevOps tasks relate to High Reliability
Organizations theory, which enables me to implement my research in a software engineering context
using Agile development practices in a Scrum environment.

Associate Director of Communications September 2007 – January 2017
Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA
Hired as the Web Services Manager, I built up the role to include the newly installed electronic digital
signage system, and led the university’s digital signage efforts. I supervised website and digital signage
teams, known for efficiency and quality of service. I developed cross-device digital marketing
campaigns for high-profile campus events including conferences that featured former and current U.S.
Supreme Court Justices. I developed and supported social networking strategy on Facebook, Foursquare,
and Twitter and provided IT support for faculty, students, and staff. I developed policies, procedures,  and best practices standards for web and digital signage. In 2015 I was promoted to the new Communications department, where I continued providing technology support, and expanded the law
school’s digital footprint on social media. Some of my key successes include:
– Developed internal campus announcements site
– Led the successful university vendor search for digital signage from a subsidiary school
– Presented at national digital signage and law library technology conferences
– Managed an interactive touch screen display project featuring faculty scholarship
– Maintained Facebook fan page with over 4,000 likes
– Developed and published over 2,000 digital signage campaigns since 2007Converted website code from JSP to PHP

Corporate Services Analyst
Totally Kids Specialty Healthcare, Loma Linda, CA
I developed and maintained websites for the corporate flagship and subsidiary organizations. I also
supported business development projects including annual reports, business registration, and loan
applications. I maintained research and medical records databases in MS Access, and provided IT
support for executive officers. Some of my key successes include:
– Coordinating the first two international conferences for High Reliability Organizations
– Supervising the maintenance of IRB qualifications for the research team

– Contrbuting to multiple research poster projects that were presented at national conferences

Upsilon Pi Epsilon 2011
Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines

Delta Mu Delta 2011
International Honor Society in Business Administration

Golden Key International Honour Society 2010

Jared D. Padgett
7127 Owl Ct • Ventura, CA 93003 • 805-910-7232 • jared.padgett@gmail.com

SAFe4 Agilist 2018

Scaled Agile

Digital Signage Network Expert 2011
Digital Signage Experts Group

Digital Signage Certified Expert 2009
Digital Signage Experts Group

School Safety Law Database 2011 – present
National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO)
(Member-exclusive database resource)

School Safety Law Blog 2011 – present
Professor Bernie James, Pepperdine University School of Law

Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital 1997 – 2002, 2007 – present

Throwing Starfish
Professor Jim Gash, Pepperdine University School of Law 2013

Kids4Ever 2015 – Present

Citrus Glen Elementary School PTA 2015 – Present

Beaumont Church of Christ VBS 2011

The Surf Report (Pepperdine University) 2015 – 2016

Law Tech (Pepperdine University) 2009 – 2015

Padgett Tech 2009 – 2012



BA at Pepperdine University


MBA at Western International University


DBA at Walden University

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