Mike has over 25 years of experience working in the technology field with experiences as a business professional and instructor. In the private sector and in higher education, Mike has held technical and management level positions, including leading IT departments as the Director of IT and Director of Infrastructure. Mike has planned, designed, and implemented many complex projects using a wide variety of software and hardware technologies. Areas of expertise and experience include:
802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless networking
data center design and renovation
department and project based budgeting
management of personnel
Mike is active in educating students, customers, and peers in technical and business subjects. In the classroom, Mike has taught various subjects including computer networking, wireless networking, network security, virtualization, computer hardware, operating systems, office applications, accounting, payroll, and management.
Mike is a Cisco Network Academy Instructor (CCAI) for CCNA Routing & Switching and CCNA Security. Industry certifications held are Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching; CCNA Wireless; CCNA Security; Juniper JNCIA-Junos; Cisco CCDA (past); and Microsoft MCSE (past).
Testa earned an M.B.A. from Youngstown State University (1994) in general business and an M.S.M. from The University of Akron (1997) in information systems.
College of Aeronautics and Engineering
P.O. Box 5190 Kent, OH 44242-0001
800 E. Summit St. Kent, OH 44242
Aeronautics and Technology Building (ATB), 1400 Lefton Esplanade, Kent, Ohio 44242