Drew Foster

Portrait of Drew Foster


205 T Benton Hall


  • B.S.Applied Science, Systems Analysis, Miami University, Oxford—1985


Academic Experience

  • 2007Present, Computer Science and Systems Analysis, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Instructor and Course Coordinator.
    • Manage the delivery of the CSE department's service courses (CSE 141/148/243).  Design and update the curriculum, coordinate instructors teaching 20-30 sections each semester and oversee the delivery of the courses to Miami students.
    • Lead instructor for CSE 141/148/243 courses which are courses for non-majors.  These courses teach problem solving and analysis using personal computer software.  The courses utilize the inverted classroom model where topics are introduced via text-based homework and the in-class sessions are hands-on activities in a computer lab.
    • Coordinate the delivery of CSE 148 online during the summer term and is a member of the university's online learning committee.

Professional Experience

  • 19852006, Accenture, Cincinnati, OH
  • 20002006 Senior Executive responsible for delivery infrastructure outsourcing in North America. Delivered IT services in the areas of data center facilities, server and storage management, voice and data network administration, security administration.
  • 19942000 Associate Partner responsible for pioneering the use of remote delivery capabilities in delivering consulting and outsourced IT Services. Established one of the first Accenture Delivery Centers in 1994.
  • 19901994 Consulting Manager responsible for delivering complex IT projects concentrating on packaged enterprise applications (HR and Accounting). Primary responsibilities consisted of project management duties: Project Estimation; Project delivery; Project Budget Management; Client Relationship Management
  • 19851990 Consultant responsible for delivery of technology-related project activities. Primary areas of focus included programming, testing, database administration and team leadership.

Hobbies and interests

  • Golf
  • Skiing
  • Scouting
  • Rooting for the Cincinnati Bengals