James Beeson IV
Manager of Information Technology
James joined CEESI in 2003 as a Systems Engineer and was responsible for maintaining the corporate website and developing web-based tools for CEESI staff. As the current Manager of Information Technology his roles include: planning and testing corporate intranet software updates, managing software development projects, website development, performing user interface testing on most systems, database administration, I.T. purchasing, training I.T. staff on user interface design issues, and providing desktop technical support. He plans and helps maintain connectivity between CEESI’s systems including: the corporate intranet, accounting software, CEESI website, shipping software, Flow Measurement Technical Library, meter data acquisition systems, expense software, barcode systems, and air compressors. James works with employees and managers to identify opportunities to streamline and automate business processes, then plans changes to CEESI systems as needed. He currently coordinates the maintenance of the CEESI, WEST, and CMS websites; he was previously involved in development of the CEESmaRT and Flow Systems websites. He has worked with vendors to: coordinate server upgrades, manage network infrastructure, implement video conferencing systems, plan facility bandwidth upgrades, manage server backup systems, deploy VoIP phone systems, and implement network security protocols.
For ISFFM (International Symposium on Fluid Flow Measurement), he has provided event technical support, marketing support, and website development. He developed and maintains the Flow Measurement Technical Library, including making agreements with PRCI, ISHM, AGMSC, AGSMT, AGA, WGMSC, Acadiana Flow Measurement Society, and others so that documents and bibliographic information could be added to the library and shared with the public.
Before joining CEESI, James worked in software development and database administration for Harte Hanks, the Texas Animal Health Commission, and Platts. He has also taught college courses on website development and database administration.
B.A. Centenary College
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