Kelly Tisdell is a Principal Architect with Credera, and a leader in Credera's Java Solutions practice. Prior to joining Credera, he was an independent consultant specializing in design and development of large Java EE applications, and a Principal Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he focused on system integration with SAP R/3.

Kelly has over 12 years of consulting experience in IT and business process improvement. He has been involved in a variety of large and medium sized projects, ranging from custom J2EE application development, to SAP R/3 implementation and integration. He has consulted in the Airline, Agricultural, Financial, Entertainment, and Consumer Packaged Goods industries in the US and Canada. As an independent consultant, he helped American Airlines ( build a set of services to provide common data and business logic to customer–facing systems such as, Self-Service Kiosks, and Voice Response Systems. He helped John Deere Credit deliver an agricultural credit application and approval system. He also helped Blockbuster launch their online subscription and retail business. His focus over the last five years has been designing and developing fault–tolerant Service–Oriented systems, leveraging Web Services, Java Messaging, Spring, and Enterprise JavaBeans. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Business Administration, The University of Alberta.

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