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Jim Ries Instructor


Jim Ries is currently the Principal Technical Architect for Veterans United Home Loans (the #1 VA Mortgage lender in the United States) in Columbia, Missouri. Mr. Ries previously held technical positions with a variety of companies including Cerner, EngiNet Technologies, Siemens PLM, and Datastorm. He holds an MS in Computer Science from the University of Missouri and is “all but dissertation” toward a Ph.D. in Computer Science.

Mr. Ries enjoys adjunct teaching at Mizzou, and has taught Operating Systems I, UNIX Operating Systems, and Science and Engineering of the World Wide Web.


  • MS Computer Science from University of Missouri
  • BS Computer Science from University of Missouri