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Wayne Montague

Adjunct Instructor


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109


Master of Science in Information Technology Program


MS in Information Technology, Northwestern University

MBA in Finance, Michigan State University


Mr. Montague is is a Chicago-based innovation expert with over twenty years of experience leading product and service innovations with Fortune 500 firms and governments. He has experience across a number of global industries including financial services, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, retail/food service, healthcare, and transportation. Wayne established Castletown Innovations, a consulting firm focused on maximizing the business outcomes of innovative ideas. He has worked with a variety of companies including Samsung Electronics, Kaiser Permanente, Dubai Aerospace, Brickman Group, DeVry Inc., and Cardinal Health. Prior to Castletown Innovations, Wayne was a member of the innovation leadership team with McDonald’s Corporation. He established the McDonald’s Innovation Center, a worldwide hub for product and process innovations deployed in McDonald’s 33,000 restaurants across 120 countries. He led the IT Engineering, Operations Research, and Operations Design groups. He began his career with Accenture, leading a number of large scale systems integration, change management, and enterprise software development projects.  Wayne is a CPA, Six Sigma Green Belt, and serves on the MSIT Industry Advisory Board.

Courses Taught

  • MSIT 445: Managing IT Development & Innovation

Significant Professional Service

  • Castletown Innovations
  • McDonald’s Innovation Center
  • Accenture