Mr Noveck Gowandan has over fourteen years of experience in designing and implementing learning management solutions in public and private-sector organizations, centred around open source technologies. He is also a proponent of regional development and building shared technical capacity through collaboration, demonstrated by his role in a number of international engagements. He is currently a doctoral candidate with his research focused on the complex relationships between IT governance, organizational politics and organizational culture. In addition to his academic pursuits, he also has a significant training portfolio with themes in Open Source, Leadership, Management, Business Continuity, Business Analysis, Project Management and more.
As an advocate of Open Source, Noveck has served as a subject matter expert and represented the Caribbean region on several committees with the Linux Foundation. More recently, he was a key examination and development contributor with the Certiverse platform to deliver tech-industry certifications in a secure online environment. He also maintains a personal website where he publishes tutorials, how-tos, and technical guides around Moodle, Linux and other related technologies.
Noveck is currently the eLearning Team Lead at the St. Augustine campus of the UWI, and also a Cross Campus eLearning Project Manager where he collaborates with a diverse team of eLearning experts across the four campuses on the strategic planning and implementation of eLearning solutions.