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Aliza Ameen is an Adjunct Faculty of Computer Information Systems at the School of Business and Technology. Her academic interests include System Architect, Solutions Architect, IT Ethics, IT Security, IT Project Management, Software Engineering, and recently, Online Higher Education. Aliza is currently teaching the Enterprise Systems course. Additionally she is employed in the IT organization of a Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) company in greater Minneapolis. Outside of work she devotes her time to non-profit organizations such as Childrens Surgery International (CSI), a Minnesota-based, non-profit volunteer organization whose focus is to serve the underprivileged of the world by providing specialized medical and surgical services. Additionally Aliza spends her time running errands for seniors who are unable to drive and fulfill the basic needs of grocery, doctor visits etc.
Donna Karch is an Adjunct Instructor with the school of Business and Technology teaching online courses in the Masters Arts in IT Leadership and Masters of Science in Project Management. Her academic interests include project management, project leadership, knowledge management, and portfolio management. Dr. Karch holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology Project Management, a MS in Technology Management/Project Management, and a BS in Information Systems Management, as well as a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute. In her spare time, Dr. Karch enjoys golfing, fishing, traveling, photography, and riding her 2011 Can Am Spyder Roadster.
Scott Lee-Eichenwald is an Adjunct Instructor at the School of Business and Technology. His academic interests include IT Security, Human Factors, Mobile Technology, Medical Devices, EMR/EHR Systems, and Project Management. Scott teaches courses that include IT Ethics and Security, Mobile Systems and Health Information Security Systems. In his spare time, Scott likes spending time with his family, watching the MN Wild, outdoor activities, and travel.
Kathy Modin, Assistant Professor of Management, serves as Chair, Undergraduate Extended Studies and Online Programs in the School of Business and Technology. Her academic interests include business ethics, corporate social responsibility, training and development, continuing education for adult learners, and online instruction. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and reading biographies and historical fiction.
Dr. Rao Nemani is an Adjunct Instructor of Computer Information Systems at the School of Business and Technology. His academic interests include Enterprise Information Management, Organizational Transformation, Knowledge Management, IT Strategy and Governance, Project Management, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence and Health Care and Business Analytics / Informatics. Dr. Nemani teaches courses include Database Modeling, Transforming the Organization, and Managing Technical Teams. In his spare time, Dr. Nemani likes traveling and exploring new places, going for a long drive in car, volunteering and gardening.
Brandon Olson is an Associate Professor of CIS and Project Management and Chair of the Computer Information Systems department. His academic interests include project management, knowledge management, database modeling, software engineering, systems thinking, and online education. Dr. Olson teaches courses that include Managerial Applications of Technology, Optimizing Intellectual Capital, and graduate capstone research. He also serves as the coordinator for undergraduate internships. In his spare time, he likes spending time with his family, running, hiking, sailing, Nordic skiing, fishing, reading, and exploring technology gadgets. You can follow Dr. Olson as The IT Professor on his blog or Twitter accounts.