Don Kasprzak has an extensive background spanning 24 years in higher education computing. He began his career with Apple Computer in their Systems Engineering group supporting select universities in the Midwest. He has managed IT teams at the University of Chicago, The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Don also served as the initial Director of Marquette University’s NewMedia Center.
don kasprzak residing in Milwaukee Wisconsin and managing IT futures in Higher EducationHe has presented to multiple organizations and audiences including the American Library Association, Marquette University’s Business School and their Graduate Program in Computer Science. At MIAD was elected co-chair of Wisconsin’s Internet2 Working Group. He is also an invited instructor at the Technology in Learning & Teaching (TiLT) Workshop at Northwestern University.

Don is a graduate from The University of Toledo. In 2012 he successfully completed both the EDUCAUSE Institute Management Program and the UCLA Extension Program in Engineering & Technology focusing on Contracting for Cloud Computing Services.
While at Apple he completed a certificate in Consultative Selling Skill Enhancement at University of Wisconsin-Madison Management Institute in 1994.

As an adjunct instructor he has taught in the digital programs at Marquette University College of Professional Studies and their summer Upward Bound Science and Mathematics at Marquette (SAMM) program. He also held an adjunct role at MIAD in their Continuing Education – Digital Design Program. For over seven years Don has been teaching Presentation skills at University Career Development workshops for over seven years helping students learn critical skills. His most recent workshop was delivered in November 2014.

His focused skills have expanded to include cloud-based data mining and analytic models, helping universities understand metrics regarding student engagement, admissions and realigning legacy campus business units to empower a modern university.

Recent Presentations:

David Stack, Zhicheng Zhang & Donald Kasprzak:
Integrating Institutional Research and Information Technology
Association for Institutional Research Conference, Orlando FL 05/2014

Enrollment: Web Trends and Patterns
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Winter Web Analytics Meetup, Milwaukee WI 02/2014

Division of Student Affairs Web Analytics
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Strategic Planning Summit, Milwaukee WI 11/2013

Google Analytics In Depth (Co-Moderator)
EDUCAUSE, IT Communications Virtual Coffee Shop 11/2013

Google Analytics Overview (Co-Moderator)
EDUCAUSE, IT Communications Virtual Coffee Shop 10/2013

Google Analytics, Data and Dessert Symposium
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Division of Student Affairs, Milwaukee WI 07/2013

University Housing Digital Lifestyle Survey
University of Wisconsin System ResNet Conference, Whitewater WI 04/2013

Selected Leadership Service:

Google Web Analytics Advisory Committee Member
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 03/2014

BI Core Communications Committee Member
University of Wisconsin System – 03/2013

Web Steering Committee Member
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 10/2012

Chair, Technology Steering Committee
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design 08/2007

Co-Chair, Internet2 K20 Working Group
WiscNet 05/2006

Operations Management and Planning Committee Member
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design 08/2007

CIO Working Group Member
Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design 08/2007

CIO Working Group Member
Wisconsin Association of Independent College and Universities 08/2007

Chair, Web TaskForce – Education Working Group
Marquette University 02/1999

Cancer and Leukemia Center Executive Committee Member
University of Chicago and Duke University 02/1995