Nelson Altamirano is the Ensign College Digital Marketing Program Chair. He oversees the College’s popular social media marketing degree (#instacool).
Nelson was born and raised in northern Chile, where he and his family joined the Church when he was eight years old. After serving a mission in southern Chile, Nelson immigrated to the United States in 1999.
Being the first person in his family to graduate from college, Nelson received undergraduate degrees in architecture and information systems from BYU-Idaho and an MBA from the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. During his professional career, he has held various marketing and IT leadership roles, running multi-national technology product development and digital marketing campaigns.
Nelson currently serves as a high councilor in the South Jordan Rushton View Stake. He and his wife, Rocio, have been married for 15 years and are the parents of three children.