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Fort Hays State University
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Phone: 785-628-5373
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Tyler Thompson

Tyler Thompson

Title: Adjunct

Department: Informatics

Emphasis: Informatics Core/Web Development


Courses: INT 490 Capstone in Informatics,
INF 651 Advanced Web Development


Bachelor of Science in Information Networking and Telecommunications, Fort Hays State University

Master of Professional Studies in Security and Safety Leadership, The George Washington University

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Cyber Security Enforcement, The George Washington University



Tyler has a diverse background working with policy and technology in the government and healthcare industries. He has worked on higher education policy at the local, state, and federal levels, and worked with Senator Jerry Moran to promote entrepreneurship through the Startup Act legislation. In the technology sector, he has experience building web applications from the ground up using PHP, MySQL, and LDAP in Linux environments and has served as an author, editor-in-chief, and consultant to


Since 2013, he has helped pharmaceutical companies navigate the challenges of deploying digital products in a highly regulated industry. He is currently a Senior Specialist of IT Client Services at Merck & Co and an Adjunct Instructor of Informatics at Fort Hays State University.


Tyler's graduate studies at The George Washington University focused on emerging issues of cyber security as they relate to law enforcement, intelligence, and public policy. His current research interests include cyber conflict, computer network operations, and securing systems in the healthcare industry.


He currently sits on Kansas DECA's Board of Directors, FHSU's adjunct advisory committee, and is a co-chair of the FHSU Foundation's Journey Capital Campaign. He was also appointed by the Kansas Board of Regents to serve on the FHSU Presidential Search Committee.



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