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Mentorship

The Mentorship Program is a core component of the MSIS curriculum. The program connects students with Seattle-based IT leaders through a unique one-to-one professional relationship that can bridge the gap between academic concepts and real-world practices.

Students are able to gain perspective on various career paths and industries, expand their leadership strengths, and advance to the next level in professional development areas.

Mentor Highlights

Nikhil
Sarnot
Managing Director, Accenture Security

Read about Nikhil Sarnot

Christiane HelbigSenior Principal, Accenture

Read about Christiane Helbig

Lisa
Wernli
EVP and CIO, Wireless Advocates and Car Toys

Read about Lisa Wernli

The program lets me see what is happening in the classroom and gives me access to future talent.
Vishwajeet UddanwadikerVP IT, Boeing

MSIS Mentors

MSIS gives thanks to all of our mentors who invest in the personal and professional success of our students. MSIS mentors have a direct impact on the career of our young professionals, and these relationships continue well beyond the academic year as students move into career roles.

We welcome the following new mentors to the 2019 academic year:

Russell Rhodes

Big Data Senior Manager, Zillow

Kevin Carter

Principal Program Manager, Microsoft

Jamie Chung

Senior Product Manager, KenSci

Michele Denny

Product Support & Services Director, Boeing

Scott Wibirt

Global Information Security Solution Architect, Costco

Sierra Jacob

Cybersecurity & Privacy Senior Associate, PwC

Be a Mentor

Foster MSIS has an exceptional cohort of students who are ready to learn from your expertise. Students are high achievers, self-directed, and motivated. Work with early to mid-career students seeking technology and business leadership careers. Mentors provide students with career advice, help with business communication skills, networking opportunities, and professional development.
Are you ready to influence student success both in the classroom and beyond?