We would like to welcome and recognize our new online instructor - Eric Simonsen. Eric has always had an interest in working with Computers and Technology. He graduated from Brigham Young University Provo in Public Relations and worked for several years in graphic design and web publishing during the birth of the Internet. He then pursued an advanced degree at the University of Texas at Dallas where he received Master of Business and Master of Information Systems degrees.
Throughout his career, Eric has focused on ways that he can use technology to make businesses run more efficiently. He has obtained both the Project Management Professional as well as the Agile Certified Practitioner certifications from the Project Management Institute of America.
Eric has always had a love of teaching, both personally and professionally. He previously taught Information Systems classes at Austin Community College before joining BYU Hawaii as an Online Instructor. Eric also serves as a Merit Badge Counselor for the Boy Scouts of America.
In his spare time, Eric likes to barbecue, and spend time with his 5 children. Eric grew up in Austin, Texas, and lived there most of his life, but recently relocated to Eagle Mountain, Utah.