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MDI '20 Alum Earns a Promotion and Prestigious Leadership Nomination

Posted February 28, 2022

Compassion for a friend led George Kryzer to a career in the medical device industry, and ultimately the MDI program. The skill he gained helped him earn a promotion and prestigious leadership nomination.

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Meet the Advisory Board: Michael Wright

Posted February 2, 2022

Michael Wright is the founding partner of Intercepting Horizons, LLC. He has had a successful career as an entrepreneur, senior high-technology executive, and strategist with expertise in leadership, operations, and strategy, as well as in governance and organizational architecture.

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MOT Program Helps Alumna Achieve Her "Big Audacious Goal"

Posted January 26, 2022

Milena Higgins already had her Ph.D. in physics when she entered the M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) program at TLI in 2011. Her ambition was more than clear, but her career path forward was not.

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TLI Names Inaugural Recipient of the Froggatt Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship

Posted November 18, 2021

TLI is excited to announce first-year M.S. in Management of Technology student Ambreen Athar as the inaugural recipient of the Kirk Froggatt Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship. Read her full story...

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WATCH NOW: Technically Speaking: DEI in Technology Leadership

Posted November 16, 2021

TLI's most recent Technically Speaking event is now available to watch online. On November 15, 2021 a panel of leaders in DEI gathered to discuss the very important topic of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Technology Leadership.

Alfie Marcus

MOT Professor Discusses the Impact of the Global Worker Shortage with NPR

Posted November 3, 2021

M.S. in Management of Technology professor, Alfie Marcus, says the global worker shortage will have an impact on many careers including engineers, healthcare workers and more, long after the pandemic ends.

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MOT Instructor Discusses Rising Natural Gas Prices with MPR

Posted October 19, 2021

It could be an expensive winter. Be prepared to spend up to 30 percent more to stay warm this winter. MS in Management of Technology Instructor Alfie Marcus discussed the rising cost of natural gas with Minnesota Public Radio.

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TLI's Mike Johnson Shares Expertise on Cybersecurity in Healthcare

Posted September 23, 2021

Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the MS in Security Technologies program, has been featured in local and national media sharing his expertise on cybersecurity in healthcare and discussing the U of M's new Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity which is housed within TLI. 

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TLI Home of U of MN's New Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity

Posted September 6, 2021

The University of Minnesota is proud to announce its new Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity (CMDC). The center, which will be housed with the Technological Leadership Institute, will foster university-industry-government collaborations to ensure that medical devices are both safe and secure from the growing number of cybersecurity threats.

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TLI Instructor Discusses Leadership in Technology During Radio Interview

Posted September 3, 2021

TLI Instructor Chip Laingen was interviewed on KYMN Radio's National Security This Week, where he spoke about the importance of leadership in technology along with his work as the Executive Director of the Defense Alliance.