Christopher Mark Howell
Aviation Safety Software
“ Chris Howell started NorthWest Data Solutions in 2003 with five other software engineers from Anchorage, Alaska. He has participated and managed software development projects ranging from military defense, civil aviation and finance. ”
Chris Howell fell in love with computers in 1992 as he ended ten years in the logging industry. He was also an Engineer officer in the Idaho Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserves. Now, as a software engineer and CEO of NorthWest Data Solutions, Chris provides technology solutions and architecture consulting for databases, Mobile and Web applications. This includes training, on-site consulting, research and prototype development in the areas of RFID, .NET, SQL Server, Oracle architecture design, Mobile applications and Web services development.
Chris trained adult students in database design and development and office applications in his early years as a computer professional. During that time, his hobbies included C programming with object oriented design methodologies. With this experience, he applies a considerable amount of knowledge to practical object-oriented design, user interface design, database modeling, Internet development and enterprise system design, as well as direct experience with a variety of technologies. He is an expert with ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET, ADO.NET, Java, database design & development, and XML Web Services.
His latest pursuits for the past six years include supervising development and marketing of the popular Web-based aviation safety management system (SMS) software product, SMS Pro™. SMS Pro™ is being used on every continent except for Antarctica.
Chris has a Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems with minors in Psychology and Spanish.
Chris' interests include:
Latin Cultural Studies, Spanish, Psychology, Sociology, History, Fitness, Running, Skate-Skiing, Surfing the Web and Learning. Favorite site is Google.