Jim Gerland

Jim Gerland

Information Technology Strategist

Successful Tech Business Owner and Information Technology Leader

Jim provides consulting services to Beckage and its clients on a variety of information technology matters.

Jim’s extensive technology tenure includes serving as Director of Information Technology at the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education and School of Information and Library Science, and as Director of Email Services and Technical Lead with Synacor, Inc., and Vice President of Internet Services for ChoiceOne Online. Jim has worked with some of the region’s largest health care and financial institutions.

Throughout his career, Jim has also been committed to technology education, currently serving as adjunct faculty in the Computing and Information Systems Department at Buffalo State College and at the University at Buffalo’s Millard Fillmore College.

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& Thought Leadership

Respected speaker and trainer

Infotech Western New York "Digital Don" award (2001)

Computer Science for High School Teachers

St. Joseph Collegiate Institute

WNY Library Resource Council

WNYSTEM Girls Coding Project

Legal Associations

Present Affiliations

Adjunct Faculty, University at Buffalo, Computational and Data Science

Adjunct Faculty, Buffalo State College, Computer Information Systems

WNY Computer Science Teachers Association (WNYCSTA)

Computer Science For All

Membership & Admission


State University of New York at Buffalo, M.L.S., 1995

State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., Computer Science, 1986

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