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The Team

Minu Ipe

Knowledge Enterprise Architect
Senior Fellow of Leadership and Institutional Design
Advisor to President Crow

Dr. Minu Ipe serves as the Knowledge Enterprise Architect for ASU. In this role, she is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the design of the Knowledge Enterprise. Minu’s efforts are based on a long term view of the institution, focusing on strengthening ASU’s capacity to advance its mission in a sustainable, agile, adaptable and self-propagating manner. To accomplish this goal, she works closely with senior leaders to promote design capabilities within units, embed innovation more deeply into ASU’s culture, and develop a cadre of leaders across the institution who can champion ASU’s ideals well into its future

 Prior to this role, Minu was the Faculty Director of the Working Professionals MBA programs at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Her portfolio included on-campus, fully online and hybrid delivery programs. During her seven years in this role, she led the design and launch of a new MBA program, the transition from fully on-campus to hybrid programs, two major curriculum reviews, and the ongoing adaptation of the curriculum to deal with external changes. Working with faculty and staff, Minu helped these programs remain agile and responsive to changes in the economy, as well as student and employer needs. Minu is also a co-founder and steering committee member of ASU’s Leadership Academy, an innovative year-long program that develops leaders and multi-disciplinary research teams. In addition to her work at ASU, Minu has over 15 years of experience designing and delivering leadership and business education programs for private, public and not-for-profit organizations. She has led programs for senior, mid-career, and young leaders across multiple local and global organizations.

 

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Chelsea Chamberlain

Assistant Director
Office of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect

Chelsea Chamberlain is an Assistant Director in the Office of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect at Arizona State University. Additionally, she manages The Idea Enterprise™ - a service that brings together experienced business leaders with ASU’s faculty and staff with big ideas to help advance them into action - and the Advanced Leadership Initiative -  a high-level, senior initiative designed to develop and support proven leaders who can sustainably advance ASU as a New American University. From 2014-2016 Chelsea managed the Leadership Academy. Prior to joining the President’s Office in 2012, she worked for ASU Parking and Transit Services. Chelsea holds a BA in Communications from ASU and a MA in Strategic Public Relations from the George Washington University.

 

Brenda Farias

Program Coordinator

Office of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect

Brenda is a Program Coordinator for the Advance Leadership Initiative in the Office of the President at Arizona State University. In addition to her work with ALI, she also assists in coordinating The Idea EnterpriseTM – a service that brings together experienced business leaders with ASU’s faculty and staff with big ideas to help advance them into action. Additionally, Brenda helps in coordinating the University Design Institute which focuses on advancing new designs in higher education globally. Prior to joining the President’s Office, Brenda worked as a program coordinator at GoDaddy focused on advancing the company’s strategic goals through incentive programs and events. Brenda holds a BS in Marketing from Grand Canyon University.

 

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Michael Dolan

Program Manager
Office of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect

Michael Dolan is an employee of the Office of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect, and is the Program Manager for the Leadership Academy (LA). Michael works closely with the LA Steering Committee to develop, organize, and run all LA activities, events, and communications. Prior to joining ASU, Michael worked in financial aid and consumer banking roles. Michael holds a BS in Business from ASU and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

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Beatriz Fuentes-Anderson

Program Manager
Office of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect

Beatriz Fuentes-Anderson is the Program Manager for the University Design Institute. She is an experienced program manager and curriculum developer for online and on-ground programs for international audiences. In addition, she has presented at national and international TESOL conferences. She has been a global educator for 15 years and has taught English language learners from more than 50 countries. She has a passion for learning about other cultures and exploring the world. She has lived in 4 countries and has also traveled to over 25 countries.

Jonah Hrkal

Jonah Hrkal

Podcast Host and Producer
Office of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect

Jonah Hrkal is the host of "Innovation Happens", a podcast produced by the Office of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect at Arizona State University. "Innovation Happens" aims to connect future, current and past students with stories of innovation happening across every ASU campus. Jonah is currently studying Journalism and Mass Communication at ASU's Walter Cronkite School. In addition to working on the podcast, Jonah is also a student ambassador for the Cronkite School.