John Kinsella is an Instructional Systems Consultant at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota; Minnesota's largest private university. As a result of more than 16 years of instructional technology support, John has developed a passion for supporting the learning process: by applying existing solutions to specific academic goals, by developing new solutions for unique academic challenges, and by supporting the learning process of all members of the campus community. John holds a B.A. in Communication and Journalism and an M.S. in Technology Management, both from St. Thomas. He resides with his wife and son - and is expecting a daughter in early 2017 - in the Twin Cities suburb of White Bear Township, Minnesota.