• Systems Architecture
  • Solution Design
  • Process Automation & Management Consulting


  • IMT 511 - Introduction To Programming For Information And Data Science


Challen Parker is a Guest Faculty Member at the University of Washington Information School specializing in systems architecture and solution design. He is especially passionate where thoughtful design can improve open-ended and vague problem areas. In addition to his work at the Information School, he has diverse experience designing and developing solutions across many industries and disciplines both as an employee and as a consultant. Challen is currently a Product Manager with Microsoft's Strategic Mission and Technologies organization. He holds a Master of Engineering Administration degree from Virginia Tech University specializing in Industrial Systems Engineering and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Montana State University.


  • Master of Engineering Administration , Virginia Tech University, 2000
  • BS, Electrical Engineering , Montana State University , 1996