Innovation and IT: Challenging and Changing the Model of Cyber Security

Innovation and IT: Challenging and Changing the Model of Cyber Security

Changing Myths, Customs, Conventions & What that means to your IT Future …

Innovation – the Myths are many and the myths are wrong. Technologies and the tasks required to create, support, and secure them keep the IT industry constantly in flux. What does this mean to your future? Will you be in chaos or control? What exciting possibilities will open? Being aware of where the future is headed gives you the opportunity to plan your career or educational focus and capitalize on your skills, interests, and coming new world.

Michael Wright, world-renown speaker, CEO and entrepreneur shares his insider knowledge with this look into the future.

Career Success Night
Advance IT Minnesota Student & Alumni Association

5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 17

Inver Hills Community College

Liberal Arts Building, LA210

2500 East 80th Street | Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076


Also Featuring …

Preparing to Create Your Future | Dionna Jones & Katie Halcrow



5:30 – 6 p.m. | Check-in and Dining

6:15 – 7:15 p.m. | Michael Wright :: Innovation and IT — How it Affects Your Future

Michael W. Wright is an international CEO, President, Chief Marketing Officer, author, business professor, and entrepreneur. He’s delivered more than two decades of global P&L leadership for diverse public and privately held, early-stage to-mature, technology enterprises. He is a Board Member of the University of Minnesota Technological Leadership Institute (TLI), a founding board member of the Minnesota Innovation Lab ( and former advisory board member of the MN Cyber-Security conference.

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. | Dionna Jones & Katie Halcrow :: Preparing to Create Your Future

With more than 15 years experience in workforce development, coaching and training, and program design in corporate, nonprofit and higher education, Dionna Jones, Director for the Center for Experiential Learning at Inver Hills Community College, develops  innovative solutions that meet student, organizations and education organization goals.

Katie Halcrow is the Director of Community-Based Learning at Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College. With a BA in Mathematics from Wake Forest University, a MA in German from The Ohio State University, and a MFA in Creative Writing from Hamline University, Katie has served in a variety of roles in higher education and is passionate about the development of the whole student.

Career Success Night February 17 at Inver Hills Community College

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