Jay NunamakerJay F. Nunamaker Jr. (born August 27, 1937) is Regents Professor and Soldwedel Professor at the University of Arizona. Regents Professor is the highest faculty rank bestowed at the university, an honor reserved for the top 3% of scholars.
He founded both the MIS department (ranked top 5 in the country by ''U.S. News & World Report'' for the past 20 years) in 1974, and the Center for the Management of Information in 1985 at the University of Arizona. Provided by Wikipedia