Adjunct Instructor Mirwais Qader (Mir) is originally from Afghanistan. Mir has lived in and traveled to over twenty countries throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America.
Mir has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences and Statistics, with a strong emphasis in Engineering, Mathematics and Economics. In addition, Mir has an Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA), with an emphasis in Information Systems Analysis & Design, Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship, Operations and Quality Improvement (TQM/Six Sigma/Lean). Mir is also a Masters Certified Project Manager.
Currently the CIO of Madison (WI) College's Technology Services Department, Mir has worked in both the public and private sectors. Mir also founded a consulting company serving small businesses in strategic planning, business development, process improvement and IT management. He also founded a non-profit, small business development and micro-credit organization to assist poor people in Afghanistan to start micro-enterprises.