Johann Vaz

Having spent most of his professional career in the manufacturing, media, life-science, and retail industries in various technology, cybersecurity, and supply chain roles, Johann moved to Boone in early 2018 and is actively involved as Chief Technology Officer for ECR Software Corporation, a US-based, Certified Evergreen™ transaction and retail solutions, provider.


In Spring 2020, Johann joined the Computer Information Systems department as an adjunct lecturer, teaching courses in analytics through spreadsheet technology and IT in the organization.  As a technology practitioner, Johann’s teaching experience aligns with the department and the Walker College of Business’ mission in delivering transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative and engaged business leaders.  Passionate in inspiring and growing the future workforce and generation of leaders, Johann actively partners with academia in influencing curriculum through “voice of the industry,” board engagement and participating as a guest speaker at undergraduate and graduate university programs.  Johann was recognized by the Miami Chamber of Commerce as one of the “Technology Leaders of The Year” for providing technology leadership to the South Florida Bioscience industry. 


Johann earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree in computer systems and software engineering from Grand Valley State University.  Johann is a member of various industry technology groups.



Title: Adjunct Instructor
Department: Department of Computer Information Systems

Email address: Email me

Fax: (828) 262-6190

Mailing address
ASU Box 32049, Boone NC 28608