Co-Chair/ Emcee – Michael Hayden
Michael Hayden is Lead Faculty of both the Master of Information Systems Management and Bachelor of Business Information Systems programs and Assistant Professor in the Forbes School of Business & Technology.
He founded several companies focused on addressing customer’s data-intensive decisions in technology, network security cyber- security, IT management, finance, shipping, and purchasing.
He works with many entrepreneur centers, veteran and women’s leadership organizations, and supports student teams to develop technology ventures. Michael supports the Sponsorship and Outreach directions for the FSBT Center for Women’s Leadership (CWL). He is also the Faculty Advisor of the Forbes School of Business & Technology Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
He is retired from the United State Marine Corps, after 21 years of service.