ITM CCIE Hall of Fame

CCIE Hall of Fame Members @ Information Technology Management (ITM) at UW-Stout

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Certificate Overview

  • Most prestigious networking certification in the industry for more than 15 years 
  • Industry standard for validating expert skills and experience 
  • Demonstrate strong commitment and investment to networking career, life-long learning, and dedication to remaining an active CCIE 
  • Less than 3% of Cisco Certified engineers obtain CCIE certification and less than 1% of the networking professionals worldwide 
  • The total of worldwide CCIEs up to July 2013 is 38,005 
  • The average CCIE earns $110,000 to $175,000 a year
At present, 4 Stout ITM Alumni are CCIE Certified

Ben Kools,
Class of 2009 
CCIE #28168 (RS/SP)
Job Title: Solutions Architect, World Wide Technology, Inc.

Brandon Cross
Class of 2012
CCIE #37214 (RS)
Job Title: Associate Instructor, ITM program, UW-Stout

Donavan Fritz
Class of 2011
CCIE #39518 (R&S)
Job Title: Network Engineer, Netflix

Michael Marx, 
class of 2009
CCIE #42713 (R&S)
Job Title: Network Engineer II, Enventis

Tomorrows Start Here!
UW-Stout Information Technology Management (ITM) program is the Bachelor of Science program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout focusing on information technology, computer networking, and system administration.  The ITM program at UW-Stout provides students: 
  • Hands-on, minds-on, fun learning environment 
  • Cutting edge Computer Networking & Server IT laboratories 
  • ITM courses lead to valuable IT certifications such as CCNA, CCNA-Security, CCNA-Voice, CCNA-Wireless, CCDA, CCNP, and MCSA 2012 
  • 100% employment rate for the past 10 years
If you would like to apply for the admission of the ITM program, please email: