Michael Gendron

Assistant Professor,  College of Engineering & Design

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Michael Gendron
I have been an information technology professional and educator for 40+ years, including owning my own software retail company for 10+ years.”


Michael Gendron has earned an MBA with honors from Bryant University and a B.A. from Rhode Island College. He has been an information technology professional and educator for 40+ years; he has worked in the industry as a programmer, programmer/analyst, project manager and consultant.

Gendron was the founder and chief executive officer of his own software retail company for more than 13 years. During his time in the industry, he also served as an adjunct professor at several local colleges and universities.

He came to Johnson & Wales University 18 years ago, first as an adjunct professor and then a full-time assistant professor. His extensive educational and work experience background allows him to teach a wide variety of technical courses in the hardware and software areas.

The courses Gendron teaches include Introduction to Operating Systems, Introduction to Data Communications, Diagnostics and Maintenance, Problem Solving and Programming Fundamentals, Systems Analysis, Systems Design, Information Management, Information Security, Database Concepts, Information Science, Project Management, Introduction to C Programming, and Business Programming with COBOL.