Patrick Salaski

Patrick Salaski

Instructor, Metropolitan State University

Expert Areas: 

  • Strategy Execution
  • Mergers/Acquisitions
  • Business Architecture Practice Creation

Education/Professional Certificates:  

  • Business Architecture Certification – Business Architecture Guild
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Bachelor of Science – St. Cloud State University

Relevant experience to topic areas:  

  • Directed the growth and on-going management of a Business Architecture Practice for a Fortune 500 company
  • Helped guide the development of a Business Architecture practice for healthcare organizations
  • Part of a team that has led the post-merger activities for two mega mergers in the Healthcare Industry (Medica/Express-Scripts and Covidien/Medtronic)

Philosophy of training in a nutshell:   

I love to share my knowledge and experience with others and teach by example.  I also feel like I can help facilitate learning by helping people connect concepts with reality.

Why instructor is excited about teaching at Metro State:   

The courses at Metro State provide a strong balance of industry-leading concepts and theories with practical, real-world application through case studies, class related discussions and instructors that are recognized thought-leaders focused on delivering on the promise of business architecture services for local, leading companies.