Jim Cooper has spent his entire career on IBM systems, including the System/34, System/36, AS/400, and now System i. He worked as a software developer for many years before moving to the education sector. Jim has been Coordinator and Professor in the Computer Studies department at Lambton College in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada for more than 25 years. He has taught a variety of subjects, with his primary focus on IBM i application development skills.
From 1995 through 2001, Jim served as Director of the IBM Roundtable College Conference, an IBM international conference held annually for colleges teaching IBM i technologies. Jim has also authored two textbooks on RPG and COBOL programming with John Wiley & Sons.