Paul Mattson is an instructor in the Computer Science department at Luther College. Paul came to Luther first as an student in 1977 graduating in 1981 with a B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science. He joined Luther College again in 2009 to fill in for another professor on a sabbatical for a year in the Economics, Business and Accounting area. He joined Luther College full-time in 2012 as Executive Director of Library and Information Systems and served in that position for 6 years.
In 2018, Paul joined the Computer Science faculty and transitioned to teaching full-time. He previously worked for IBM for 30 years in a number of locations around the country. His career included 10 years in software engineering roles, 10 years in management/leadership of large software engineering development teams, and 10 years working in business development and partnerships. During his time at IBM, Paul earned a M.S. degree in Computer and Information Science from the University of Minnesota and later a M.S. degree in the Management of Technology from MIT.
Paul’s interest and experience is at the intersection of business and technology, strategy and application and leadership and management.