Charles (Chuck) House, Chancellor
Chuck House has extensive university and industry experience - most recently, leading Media X@ Stanford, Stanford University's industry affiliate research program on innovation, media and technology, for five years. He has had a long entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial career with both start-ups and turn-arounds, in addition to major activities with Hewlett-Packard and Intel Corporations. House, an ACM and IEEE Fellow, was an ACM President and an IEEE Vice-President. Recipient of numerous industry awards, he is perhaps best known for winning The HP Medal of Defiance from David Packard for completing a pioneering computer graphics box. He is co-author of both The HP Phenomenon: Innovation and Business Transformation (Stanford Press, 2009), and Logic Circuits and Microcomputer Systems (McGraw-Hill).
Michael Martin, Dean of the College
Michael Martin has been the Dean of the College since 2007. Since joining the Cogswell faculty in 1997, he has taught Design and Photography in the Digital Art and Animation Program. Prior to appointment as Dean, he was Coordinator of the Digital Arts and Animation Program. Michael taught various art and photography classes as an adjunct at San Jose State University and Monterey Peninsula College. He specializes in photography. His artwork has been exhibited throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and in Europe. Michael holds B.A. in Art degree from Fresno State University and M.F.A. from San Jose State University.
Daron Rodriguez, Vice President of Marketing and Admissions, CMO
Daron Rodriguez has extensive experience in assisting higher ed institutions tell their story, grow their offerings, and increase their population through interactive, and engaging strategies. He has incorporated cost effective student enhancing processes that highlight the strengths of the institution, the value a specialized educational environment offers to its students, and to the employers that seek highly qualified professionals. Most recently Daron was Vice President of Marketing and Admissions at Argosy University with Education Management Corporation (EDMC). Prior to EDMC, Daron has held executive roles within Career Education Corporation (CEC), Kaplan Higher Education (KHEC), and marketing organizations specific to the needs of higher ed institutions. He has received accolades within the educational space for his achievements' around marketing and admissions and has a passion for student and institutional success.
Dr. Andrey Fedin, Vice President of Information Technology, CIO
Dr. Fedin joined Cogswell in 2005. He brought twenty years of diverse, comprehensive experience in
information technology services. Since 1996, he has worked as an IT Manager and Director in the private sector
here in Silicon Valley. Prior to that, he managed Computer Center and Network Operations at the Weizmann Institute of Science.