Meet the Faculty

Kris Rosenberg

Kris Rosenberg, Program Director


Kristopher Rosenberg is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) and serves as the Program Director for the Information Technology and Cybersecurity Programs. He teaches courses in information security, networking, system administration and computer forensics. Prof. Rosenberg also oversees the university’s Enterprise Technology Lab which provides a private cloud infrastructure used to give students hands-on access to a wide range of enterprise class hardware and software and experience working in a real data center environment.

Prof. Rosenberg joined Oregon Tech in 2014 after working for over 15 years as a senior IT executive (CIO, CTO, CISO) in a variety of industries. His main areas of expertise include information security, network engineering, and IT service management. He holds a B.S. in Information Technology, an M.S. in Information Technology Management along with a wide variety of industry certifications in networking, security and systems administration.

Grant Kirby

Grant Kirby, Associate Professor

Grant is a 1987 Computer Science graduate of Oregon Institute of Technology, worked in the high-tech industry for 16 years before returning to Oregon Tech Portland as the IT Program Director.  His industry career included stints as a network engineer and technical marketing engineer at Intel, and product marketing for home networking, DSL and broadband.  He holds an MBA from the University of Oregon.
Karl H. Schultz

Karl H. Schultz, Adjunct Instructor

Co.:      Schultz Associates
Title:    President
Karl Schultz is the President of Schultz Associates, specializing in manufacturing and technical management consulting. 

He is an experienced “hands-on” manufacturing management consultant who has had both line and staff positions implementing lean/world class business processes.  He has also developed and implemented white-collar productivity and quality processes at General Electric.  Career has focused in plant/operations management and manufacturing engineering at some of the premier companies such as General Electric, Emerson Electric, Chrysler and Cincinnati Milacron.  He also has extensive international experience particularly in Europe, Asia and Mexico.  He has been a line/staff manager for about 35 years with about 7 years consulting. 

Karl holds a BSME in Machine Design from Western Michigan University.  He is an adjunct instructor at the Oregon Institute of Technology teaching operations management.  He is a senior member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and a past member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) once serving as Vice Chairman of the Highway Vehicle Manufacturing Engineering committee.  A contributor to technical journals and a speaker at industry conferences.  He has received numerous awards such as Best Industry award (General Signal), Most Valuable Player award (BMI), performance awards (GE Corporate & Motors), and others.