Stephen Sorenson has worked in the Intelligence Analysis industry for over 31 years. He began his career in the military as a Signals Intelligence Analyst, cross trained as an All Source Intelligence Analyst, and finished his career as a Traffic Analysis Technician.
His career has included three deployments overseas and many training operations. In January 2015, Steve joined Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls, MN as the Geospatial Intelligence Analysis Instructor. He has since revised the program to be more in line with industry needs and coordinated the development of a Geospatial Intelligence Specialist DACUM hosted at Northland.
Over the past five years Stephen has been on the leadership team of several local organization grants advancing UAS and geospatial technician education. He has served as a Co-Principal Investigator for one of Northland’s recent NSF ATE projects, building professional development workshops and pathways between programs impacted by UAS technology and expanding educational resources.