Staff Bios

Michael S. Bren - President

Michael Bren Michael Bren co-founded Crown Point Solutions in 2003. Prior to starting the company, he was Manager of Web Development for National Technological University, a fully-accredited online university dedicated to providing Master's Degrees in Engineering and Computer Science. Mike earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Colorado State University in 1996. After graduation, he went on to work at Hewlett-Packard for over four years, serving as a market research analyst.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys the outdoors, camping in the summer and skiing in the winter.

Blake C. Stewart - Vice President

Blake Stewart Blake Stewart co-founded Crown Point Solutions in 2003. Previously, he studied Computer Science at Colorado State University (CSU) in the late 1970s ("mainframes and FORTRAN and punchcards, oh my!"), worked as a Systems Analyst for Academic and Computing Network Services at CSU for 8 years, and spent 17 years as the Director of Network, Computing and Internet Services at National Technological University. In his spare moments, Blake enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and volunteering at his children's elementary school. Also pursuing a M. A. in History at CSU, he hopes to eventually pen a definitive work on the settlement and shaping of the American West.

Seth W. Daire - Senior Internet Consultant

Seth Daire Seth Daire joined Crown Point Solutions in 2004 after returning from living and working in New Zealand. Previously he had worked in technology roles with organizations such as Fujitsu New Zealand, the Poudre School District, and National Technological University. Seth has a B.A. in Speech and Radio Communications and a M.A. in International Human Rights. When not at work, Seth enjoys exploring unfamiliar places, skiing down mountains, and conversing over specialty coffee.

Rowland Wasgatt – Web Developer & Research Assistant

Rowland Wasgatt Rowland Wasgatt joined Crown Point Solutions in 2011 and assists staff on a wide range of research projects covering topics such as current Internet trends, new media, online publishing and media literacy. Rowland received his bachelor's degree in History from Colorado State University where he learned to apply his skills in research and analysis. He is originally from Rockland, Maine but has called Colorado home for 39 years now.

Outside of work, Rowland enjoys being around the mountains whether it's hiking or camping, playing disc golf, reading history, and travelling abroad.

Jeff Miller - Senior Publishing Consultant

Jeff Miller's bio is in our Online Magazine Consulting section.

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