Tom Marentette has been with the University of Notre Dame since 1997 in a variety of information technology roles, from academic technologies to network engineering to project management and his present day role as IT Solutions Architect and Streaming Program Manager. His current responsibilities include the strategy, architecture, planning and execution of enterprise academic and media technologies and Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) research, design and practice. Mr. Marentette also teaches a ICT4D courses at the University of Notre Dame for the Eck Institute for Global Health and the Keough School of Global Affairs.
Mr. Marentette also has a wealth of experience in engineering and deploying technology and mobile solutions in low and middle income countries, with a focus in the health, education and infrastructure sectors. Mr. Marentette is a serial volunteer, who regularly offers his technology knowledge and expertise to an assortment of nonprofits and International NGO’s. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications and Film from Eastern Michigan University, and a Masters in Global Technology and Development at Arizona State University.