Jim Buck’s career in IT has spanned more than 35 years, primarily in the manufacturing and healthcare industries, in addition to teaching at the collegiate level. He is a past President (13 years) of the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association and has served on a number of teams developing IBM and COMMON certification tests. Jim has co-authored with Bryan Meyers many IBM i books that are used in companies and colleges worldwide, with “Programming in ILE RPG” 5th Edition being the latest in 2015.
Other accomplishments include: recipient of the 2007 IBM System i Innovation – Education Excellence Award, 2014 COMMON President’s Award and recognition as a 2013/2016/2017 IBM Champion – Power Systems.
Jim is an independent consultant and professional IBM i trainer. He is active in the IBM i community, working to help companies train their employees in the latest IBM technologies and helping develop the next generation of IBM i professionals.