- Management Information Systems Department
MBA, Idaho State University, 2014
BS, Management Information Systems, Utah State University, 2011
Ryan Beckstead has worked in several different roles over his twenty-year career in information technology. He started out with supporting customers, both in-person and over the western states. From there, he went on to work as a system and network administration for a small school district, overseeing user accounts and helping to upgrade the network. He then went on to work as a web developer, programming in C# 3.5. After further education, Ryan focused on information security in the healthcare sector, working for the US Health and Human Services, a small hospital and finally the Idaho Health Insurance Exchange.
Ryan earned a B.S. in Management Information System with a Minor in Accounting from Utah State University and an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Cybersecurity from Idaho State University. He loves learning more about IT and helping students grow.