Michael Atwood
Affiliated with Division of Information Technology & Science
Personal Bio

Michael Atwood is an adjunct faculty in the Computer Science and Innovation program. He teaches a course on Software Testing, QA, and Security. He is passionate about sharing his business experience with his students.  

Michael is a systems expert that has spent his business career working in the Finance, Treasury, Supply Chain and Software Development fields helping businesses streamline their efforts.  He started out working on small database systems for Finance and Treasury Operations and moved on to Sales, Marketing and Manufacturing software systems development projects helping several larger Vermont based companies integrate their ERP systems.  He is looking forward to sharing some of his most recent experiences working in the software development business space as a Senior Business Analyst.

In his downtime, Michael enjoys coaching youth athletes in a variety of sports with baseball being his favorite sport.  He likes to hike, bike and walk as much as he has time for on a daily basis and has two Aussie Shepards that keep him on his toes daily.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

End user training, software migration, helpdesk support, project management, software testing,  database systems, software development

PERSONAL FAVORITES

Most rewarding part of teaching: His desire is for each student to make a connection to the course content with "real life" application.