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Courses created by

industry experts

With a practitioners perspective

to create job ready professionals

Colleagues Working in Office

Internships for

on the job experience

To prepare graduates in current technologies

Experts Panel

Educational Institution


Combine the best of academics and current industry practice.


To educate students in applied  science, technology, engineering and mathematics and help them build a career based on continual self-improvement and development, preparing them for cutting edge technical careers and applied research.


To create access to applied science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers so that students from diverse backgrounds can build healthy careers that serve  their community and our world.

Faculty and Administration


Eric Ong

Cloud Security

Eric is Lead Information Security Architect, Manager Security Architect and Strategy for a Minnesota based Fortune 100 multinational conglomerate.Eric is also an international education consultant and founded the International Education Institute.


Dr. Venkat Kanchumarthy

Cloud Security

Dr. Venkat is a Cybersecurity Architect with 17 years serving Fortune 100 companies.

He is dedicated to community service and active in nonprofits working on well being and skill development.


David Kumoro


David is a Software Solution Architect with a Minnesota based Fortune 100 airline.  He has worked with several Fortune 500 companies in various industries such as legal, retail, and finance. 


Greg Silker

Strategy, Ethics & Influence

Greg Silker is a media entrepreneur and start up consultant.  He has started several non-profits and purpose-focused businesses.

His company Silker Studios influences for good through marketing,, entrepreneurship and entertainment.





Sunil is a Senior Solution Architect for a Minnesota based Fortune 100 airline. He is a seasoned solution architect with experience in Identity and Access management, distributed architecture and cloud computing.


Dan Creed

Project Management & Commuication

Dan is Professor and Global Studies Chair and International Exchange Director at Normandale Community College.  He and his wife are co-owners of Heritage Motessori School.

Dan specializes in business management, business etiquette/protocol and team building.

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Kevin Chenoweth

Project Management & Communication

Kevin has transformed many companies through Cloud implementations, product management and corporate turnarounds. 


He has transformed and streamlined multiple Fortune 500 and medium sized businesses from silo organizations into enterprise organizations, communicating across all departments and centralizing strategic initiatives and decisions.

Advisory Board

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Lee Winbush

Advisory Board

Lee is Senior Technology & Transformation Manager for 3M Company’s Consumer Business Group. 

Lee also serves the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business as an Executive Fellow and Adjunct Faculty - advancing and teaching emerging technologies in business.

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John Valente

Advisory Board

John has served as as CISO of Best Buy and 3M.  He has experience in building & managing large global organizations and has focused on Information Security, Risk and Compliance.

John has served on several security advisory boards and is currently an advisor to Ridgeback Network Defense.  John is also a member of the Cyber Security Summit Think Tank.


Michael M. Musto III

Advisory Board

Mike Musto is currently Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer for Worldwide Express. He has global responsibilities for all areas of Cyber Security.

Mike brings more than 40 years of information technology and security experience in senior leadership within the financial, insurance, technology, and manufacturing industries.


Aaron Tesch

Advisory Board

Aaron is Associate Director in Cyber Protection for a Global consulting firm since 2018.  Prior to that Aaron was a Principal Engineer at a Fortune 50 corporation.
Aaron has 20+ Years of IT and Information Security experience and is a patented inventor of a security technology used to manage credentials across distributed data centers.


Dr. Rose Chu

Advisory Board

Dr. Rose Chu has served as Assistant Commissioner at the Minnesota Department of Education.

She currently holds the position of Senior Policy Fellow at Minnesota Education Equity Partnership, leading a campaign to elevate the teaching profession.

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Dr. Hafed Boussaida

Advisory Board

Dr. Boussaida 

 is professor emeritus at Minneapolis College where he developed and founded the Media Arts program.

 He is an expert in curriculum and program development.


Akira Hasegawa

Advisory Board

Akira is a founder of Kyoto Institute of Information Studies at KSG, Kyoto, Japan.  He has served as General Manager of NPO International Computer Education Development Business Planning Department.

Akira has built sister relationships between the Rochester Institute of Technology and Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan.

Minntech Community Commitment

Our team is committed to all students' success.  We partner with schools, industry and community based organizations to make sure students have the life skills and fundamentals to succeed in life and career.  Each of us has experience in our field of expertise as well as a background in nonprofit and community service and education.  We champion the talents in our community and strive to create access in underserved as well as affluent communities.

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