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Our TECH Team

The Tech Spot TECHnicians include full-time staff and students, ready to assist you with your personal computing needs.  They are given exceptional training and many of them stay with us through graduation.

Student TECHnicians from The Tech Spot have earned full-time jobs and internships at many top companies and organizations, including Apple Inc., The J. M. Smucker Company, Newell Rubbermaid, Case Western Reserve University, The Walt Disney Company, Progressive Insurance, Hyland Software, and right here at Kent State University.

Become the next member of our team.

Find out more about job opportunities at The Tech Spot, and allow us lead you to Experience for Life.

TECH Team Members

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DYLAN, TECHnician

Dylan is a 2nd year Computer Information Systems major.  He plans on moving out west and working for a company or startup upon graduation.  He's worked with The Tech Spot since Fall 2014.

Favorite TECHnology: Cryptocurrencies, Google, SpaceX, and GitHub

Fun facts: "I like to take part in furthering technology around the world. I am also the co-founder of the Kent Tech Meetup."

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KEVIN, TECHnician

Kevin is a 4th year Computer Information Systems major.  He plans on finding a job in Information Systems / Information Technology upon graduation.  He's worked with The Tech Spot since Fall 2011.

Favorite TECHnology:  Android

Fun facts:  Is an avid Redditor and enjoys photography

Certification(s): Apple and Dell Certified

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JOE, TECHnician

Joe is a 4th year Economics and Computer Information Systems dual-major.  After graduation, he plans to pursue a master's degree.  He's worked with The Tech Spot since Fall 2011. 

Favorite TECHnology: Smart phones

Fun facts: Big soccer fan

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KRISTOFF, TECHnician

Kristoff is a Digital Sciences major. After school, he plans on working as a computer systems administrator for a large company.

Favorite TECHnology: Android, Custom Desktops

Fun facts: "I'm a big football fan."

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CONNOR, TECHnician

Connor is an Architecture major and hopes to join a private residence design firm upon graduation.

Favorite TECHnology: Flashdrive

Fun facts:  Enjoys playing soccer, cooking, and hanging out with friends

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JOSH, TECHnician

Josh is a senior Computer Information Systems major, minoring in Criminology and Justice Studies.  He wants to go into cyber crimes when he's finished when school.  He's worked with The Tech Spot since Fall 2012.

Favorite TECHnology: Android, Web Programming

Fun Facts: Huge baseball fan

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JIM, TECHnician

Jim is a Computer Information Systems major. After graduation, he'd like to get a position in network management or network security.

Favorite TECHnology: Android, The Internet

Fun Facts: Enjoys white water rafting 

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JOEL, TECHnician

Joel is a Computer Information Systems major. He plans on working in IT while pursuing a career in music performing/producing.

Favorite TECHnology: High performance GPUs, Axe-Fx

Fun Facts: Loves playing guitar

Certification(s): Apple and Dell Certified

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CHANCE, TECHnician

Chance is an Integrated Social Studies major.  After graduation he'd like to work on his masters while teaching working to become a professor.  He's worked with The Tech Spot since Fall 2012.

Favorite TECHnology: uTorrent

Fun Facts: Is the youngest of 9 kids, In a fraternity

Certification(s): Apple and Dell Certified

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SAM,  TECHnician

Sam is a Computer Science major. He plans to commission into the USAF as an Air Liaison Officer.

Favorite TECHnology: Gaming PCs, Chromecast

Fun Facts: Enjoys offroading, travelling, and working out. Would like to drive to Panama


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EHAB,  TECHnician

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MICHAEL,  TECHnician

Michael is a Computer Information Systems major with a minor in Healthcare Systems Management. He hopes to land a position as a Network and Computer Systems Administrator.

Favorite TECHnology: Playstation 4

Fun Facts:  Enjoys running cross country, was born and raised in Hawaii, loves horror movies

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ASHLEY,  TECHnician

Ashley is a Computer Science major. She wants to create software for musicians and work with audio/sound after graduation.

Favorite TECHnology:  The Internet

Fun Facts:  Plays clarinet in the Kent State Marching Golden Flashes


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KYLE,  TECHnician

Kyle is a 3rd year Digital Science Major with a concentration in software development. He hopes to get an internship with a large tech company and hopes that will turn into full time employment.

Favorite TECHnology: Laptop Computer

Fun Facts:  Enjoys long walks on the beach, thermodynamics

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JOE,  TECHnician

Favorite TECHnology:  The computer mouse (Allows you to interact with a computer)

Fun Facts:  Has a twin, been in two tornadoes, loves ice cream

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JOSH,  TECHnician

Favorite TECHnology:  Nintendo 3DS

Fun Facts:  Has a twin ^^, plays drums, goes to 12 concerts every year

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AARON,  TECHnician

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MIKE CARSON, Lead IT User Support Analyst

Mike received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Kent State University in Computer Technology with a Networking concentration.  He's worked full time for The Tech Spot since 2008, overseeing operations and managing warranty computer repair and processing.

Favorite TECHnology: UNIX web servers and RAID storage

Fun Facts: Interests include travel, photography and hiking

Certification(s): Dell and Apple Certified

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