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IT Experts Visiting CO Springs Campus for Panel

CTU Information Technology Degree - Image of a keyboardInvest in your future – attend our upcoming panel featuring local technology industry leaders. Experts in the IT and Computer Science industry will be on the Colorado Springs campus March 25 at 4pm for a panel on the future of IT. They will discuss current trends. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask direct questions of these notable industry figures.

This is also a good opportunity for guests to network with these local leaders – appetizers and networking will follow the panel.

Panelists include:

William Miller – Former Chief Information Officer, El Paso County- Colorado

Over a 40 year career he has served as the Director of Corporate Information Systems for Worthington Industries. Prior to joining Worthington, Bill was the President of Bell Atlantic Software Systems; President of CRISP Automation, a subsidiary of Joy Technologies Corporation; and Operations Manager with the Atlantic Richfield Company.  Completed Harvard University’s Advanced Management Program.
 
Terry Bradley – Internal Cyber Security Testing Lead, Booz Allen Hamilton

Terry Bradley has been focused on offensive information security testing since 1998. An Air Force Academy graduate and former signals intelligence (SIGINT) officer, he got his start in cyber security testing at the National Security Agency (NSA). Since then, he has worked with a wide variety of both government and commercial clients performing technical security assessments and security awareness training engagements. Prior to his current role, Terry was a cyber operations planner for U.S. Cyber Command.
 
Shelley Kooser – Chief Information Officer, Academy District 20

Shelley is the CIO for Academy School District 20.  She oversees the Support Services, Education Services and Application and Data Services groups within IT, which are responsible for network infrastructure, hardware and software support and maintenance, data integration and educational technology support.  During her twelve years at ASD20 she has transformed the key user identity support processes through integrating data between core district data systems, significantly increasing the use of data district-wide. 
 
Ellis Conoley – Chief Technical Officer, solutions architect, Centech Group

Ellis Conoley is retired from the defense community.  In the defense industry Ellis worked for CENTECHGROUP, L3 EITS, HP and CSC.  His roles were Program Manager, Capture Manager, Proposal manager, and architect.  Ellis’ USAF career was 28 years with experience including tactical operations in Thailand, space operations in Cheyenne Mountain, ITWAA sensor management and upgrades programs, the Cheyenne Mountain Upgrade Granite Sentry Phase I program, the Global Command Control System, and GCCS and DII integration.

The event will be held from 4-5:30 pm at the Colorado Springs Campus, 4435 N. Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907. Reception to follow. To attend, RSVP to dfinch@coloradotech.edu.