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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. She is also principle owner/photographer of Karch Photography & Graphic Design. In her spare time, Dr. Karch enjoys golfing, traveling, photography, and riding her 2014 Harley-Davidson Triglide.
Brandon Olson is an Associate Professor of CIS and Project Management, Director of the Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics, and Chair of the Computer Information Systems department. His academic interests include data analytics, project management, IT strategy, knowledge management, systems thinking, and online education. Dr. Olson teaches courses that include data analytics, project management, capstone projects, and graduate capstone research. He also serves as the coordinator for undergraduate internships. Dr. Olson serves as manager of the local outreach program for the Minnesota chapter of the Project Management Institute. In his spare time, he likes spending time with his family, running, hiking, cross-country skiing, fishing, reading, and exploring technology gadgets. You can follow Dr. Olson as The IT Professor on his blog or Twitter accounts.