Shari Plantz-Masters is a professor of software engineering whose main focus has been software engineering and professional practice. She is the current vice chair of operations for ABET’s Computing Accreditation Commission and has contributed to most facets of accreditation. As a consultant and former practicing software engineer in the telecommunications field with U S WEST (now Lumen), Plantz-Masters is focused on adult population education and learning. Her research interests consider the impact technology has on society and organizations. Plantz-Masters served as the dean of the Anderson College of Business and Computing at Regis for the last eight years.