Peter Mourfield

About Me

I am the Chief Technology Officer for TaxSlayer.

Also, I am a Computer Science Ph.D. student in Computer Science and Engineering Department at University of South Carolina working with Dr. Pooyan Jamshidi.

Professional Experience

  • Chief Technology Officer, TaxSlayer, 2007 - present
  • Vice President of Software Development, Global Emergency Resources, 2006 - 2007
  • Principal Software Developer, Ipswitch, 1998 - 2006


  • Ph.D. Computer Science, University of South Carolina, 2021
  • M.S. Computer Science, University of South Carolina, 2019
  • B.S. Information Technology, Georgia Southern University, 2017

Professional Society Memberships

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • IEEE Computer Society, Senior Member (IEEE-CS)
  • Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) - International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines


My research interests are in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

You might want to have a look at


  1. Mourfield, P. Using Augmented Reality and iBeacons to Provide Mobile Devices Golf Course Information, Georgia Southern University College of Engineering and Information Technology Research Symposium, April 2017. (poster)