The ITI advisory board is engaged and committed to the success of the program. The members represent a broad section of the information technology industry. 

This important University group of industry leaders and educators provides valuable advice and support on trends and issues in IT, keeping the program abreast of industry needs and on the leading edge of professional practice. Board members contribute to the quality of students’ educational experiences, enhancing their future roles as leaders in the field.

The advisory board meets twice a year—fall and spring—to learn about program updates, outline new ideas and initiatives, and seek input and direction from board members.

Advisory Board

Name Title Affiliation
Jamey Anderson Executive VP of Delivery & Operations Virteva
Phillip Barry Assistant Educational Specialist UM Computer Science Department
Jeff Chauvin Senior IT Specialist IBM Corporation
Josh Dyba IT Consultant United Health Care
Rick Erickson EVP Business Development Agosto
Chris Hertel Director of Engineering Tintri
Malik Mo Alumni Representative College of Continuing and Professional Studies, U of M
Dave Rima Technology Team Manager Fairview Health Services
Mike Runnheim Director, Information Services, Vascular Therapies Covidien
Jon Silverman Senior R&D Manager Avaya
Justin Smith Lead Security Engineer Ecolab
Jessica    Zehavi Senior Software Engineer and Tech Lead Clockwork Active Media

List is current as of June 2019.