Melding technology education with nuanced technology solutions, Edward Jensen returns to the private sector as the owner and chief Digital Knowledge Architect at his consulting firm, techstudioworks (previously Downtown Technology Company). His unique approach blends one-on-one instruction with excellent research and delivery of the best technology solutions to fit a client’s particular needs. Engaged with the public sector as well, he has served as Information Technology Coordinator and Digital Knowledge Architect at Arizona School for the Arts, a performing-arts charter school outside downtown Phoenix that serves 800 students in grades 5-12 with 75 faculty and staff.
Mr. Jensen remains active in the downtown Phoenix community, serving on several local boards and commissions. He is the Secretary of Downtown Voices Coalition, a grassroots organization that fosters discussion on a wide array of social, economic, physical, and political issues. He is an advocate for a citywide commission that looks at technology issues as well as a perpetual advocate for arts and culture, social equity, urban livability, and sustainable transportation.
He is a 2011 alumnus of Arizona State University, having graduated with honors in Urban and Metropolitan Studies from the School of Public Affairs. At ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus, he worked for several departments and volunteered with many organizations to help build university-community partnerships. For these efforts, he received several awards, including Outstanding Service as an Undergraduate in 2010 and Outstanding Student Leader in 2011.
Mr. Jensen lives in central Phoenix. His blog is edwardjensen.net and he frequently tweets at @edwardjensen.