Advisory Board

TLI's advisory board is comprised of prominent business and government leaders, as well as University of Minnesota alumni committed to strengthening Minnesota's technological leadership position through education, research and consulting. Advisory board members review curricula, suggest new programming opportunities, and support TLI’s public engagement activities.

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Boston Scientific
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Boston Scientific
Portrait of Pat Dillon
MNSBIR, Inc., Chair of Advisory Board
Portrait of David Espindola
Founder and CEO, Brainyus
Chuck Extrand
CEO AceMarga LLC; TLI Adjunct Faculty
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Midwest Reliability Organization
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United Bankers' Bank
Mats Heimdahl
UMN Computer Science Department
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Sandia National Laboratories
Retired Sr Distinguished Engineer with Medtronic
Portrait of Matthew Vatter
Operations Executive, Accelerate 2 Compliance