Dr. Seth Kinnett

Clinical Professor, Computer Information Systems Academic Department
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Seth J. Kinnett, Ph.D., is Clinical Professor of Computer Information Systems in the College of Business at Colorado State University. Professor Kinnett received his Ph.D. in Computer & Information Sciences from the Jarvis College of Computing & Digital Media at DePaul University in Chicago and holds masters and bachelor's degrees from Illinois Institute of Technology and DePauw University.

Professor Kinnett's research seeks to address a variety of questions surrounding customer relationship management (CRM) systems, optimal skills and competencies of Information Technology professionals, and the impact of the fourth industrial revolution on the future of work and evolution of higher education.

Prior to earning his doctorate, Professor Kinnett accrued 15 years of industry experience, holding a variety of IT and IT-adjacent roles spanning the areas of business analysis, systems administration, sales management, and consulting. He maintains two Salesforce certifications and is the author of the professional handbook: How to Win at CRM: Strategy, Implementation, Management, which was published in 2017 by CRC Press.

Courses Taught:

  • CIS 200 – Business Information Systems
  • CIS 240 – Application Design and Development
  • CIS 410 – Web Application Development