University of Advancing Technology (UAT)
University of Advancing Technology serves approximately 800 -1,000 students.
Jason D. Pistillo is one of the youngest seasoned veterans of Higher Ed you'll ever meet. With nearly 25 years of experience, Jason is a second-generation educator steeped in the values of creating higher education opportunities that harness real change and innovation. Jason’s foresight has been hardened in the trenches of operations, as well as tradition, which has empowered him to become a visionary for the next generation.
Jason has implemented innovative educational models and systems, designed real-time curriculum information structures and best-of-class intake systems, developed innovative curriculums, proved new learning theories and developed more young technology leaders along the way than most with twice his seniority. His commitment to lifelong learning, personal growth and development of his stakeholders culminates in his joy of educating future leaders in the fields of advancing technology.
Inspired by his students and long-term work in the industry, Jason also founded Gimrari, a consulting company that creates novel and brazen solutions for industries in need. Edgy, contemporary, fast paced and forward looking, Gimrari has the ability to help companies in any industry cut through their own Gordian Knots.
Jason currently holds a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering and is a graduate of the Ken Blanchard Executive EMBA program at Grand Canyon University.
A Valley Leadership alumnus, Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award recipient, Top Tech Exec Community Hero, Chairman Emeritus of the Arizona State Board of Private Post-Secondary Education, Chairman Emeritus of the Leonardo da Vinci Society for the Study of Thinking, member of the Private Education Research Council and Career College Idea Exchange Group, and current Director for the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, Jason has been a noteworthy leader in the industry for more than two decades. In his tenure, University of Advancing Technology (UAT) has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind, elite, private university that features world-class degree programs in a technology-rich campus environment.
Learn more about Jason: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonpistillo