Ryan Beckstead


  • Data Analytics and Information Systems

Ryan Beckstead


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.