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John Mitchell

John Mitchell

Network Engineer

About My Work

What I Do

Network engineering, security, and design.

Technology Advisory Council Domain Expertise
Technology Advisory Council Member

About Me


  • Master of Science in Computer Information Systems Security, Boston University

  • Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Systems, UW-Stout


Fun Facts

  • I have been to Japan twice but never to Canada.

  • I used to play in bands, spent many weeks in vans on tours.

  • Once visited 8 different Disney theme parks in one calendar year.

What I Love About My Job

  • Feeling that I work someplace that is making the world a better place, rather than just focused on shareholder reactions to quarterly and yearly financials.

  • The variety and scale of the UMN network environment is incredible.

  • The people and culture.