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Assistant Professor of Practice
Purdue University
Speaker Bio
Travis Fuerst is currently an Assistant Professor of Practice with the Department of Computer Graphics Technology in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and Digital Enterprise Systems Process and Systems Architect for Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Center’s (IN-MaC) Manufacturing Testbed, Purdue University, West Lafayette campus. He received his BS in Computer Graphics Technology in 2000, and his Master of Science in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) in 2002 from Purdue University. In 2013 he earned his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute.

Before returning to Purdue in 2017 Professor Fuerst spent over 13 years working for The Boeing Company as an Engineering Workplace Coach, IT Project Manager, and Continuous Improvement Leader. He started his career in marketing as an Applications Engineer for ENOVIA Corp. Additionally he served 21 years in the U.S. Army Reserves in 2017.

Travis' in depth experience with PLM, Project Management, Continuous Improvement and Leadership filters into his instruction style where he is educating and mentoring industry professionals, undergraduate and graduate students.
Travis Fuerst