Richard Davidson is President & CEO of Cimphoni, an IT leadership firm that assists companies in the transformative use of information technology. This includes identifying and executing innovative and effective ways of provisioning IT solutions and services internally while collaborating with business leaders to embed information technology into strategic business processes to create competitive differentiation externally.
Prior to founding Cimphoni, Rick was a Managing Director at AlixPartners, a global business advisory firm offering comprehensive services to improve corporate performance, execute corporate turnarounds, provide litigation consulting and forensic accounting services and execute IT organization turnarounds.
Rick has 30 years experience as a senior executive and business consultant, leading the development and execution of business and information technology strategies that have significantly improved the performance of numerous organizations. His experience spans several industries, including industrial and consumer products as well as professional services and he has implemented several transformation initiatives in the areas of materials management, supply chain, product lifecycle management, ERP, CRM, e-commerce and web 2.0.
Prior to joining AlixPartners, Rick was the Global CIO for Manpower, a global HR services company. Previously, he was a CIO Partner at the Feld Group, an IT leadership and consulting firm. He has also been the CIO at Case New Holland, an agriculture and construction equipment manufacturer and at Haworth, a global office furniture manufacturer. Rick began his career as an electrical engineer for Revlon.
Rick has written several articles and has been quoted in numerous magazines, including CIO, ComputerWorld and Information Week. Rick Davidson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University.
As CIO, he is responsible for Brady’s global information technology solutions and services. In addition to IT, Mr. Curran leads Brady’s digital transformation, working with Brady’s leadership team to deliver the digital capabilities required to better serve Brady customers across all touch points, including on-line, off-line and mobile.
Mr. Curran has served Brady since 1999 in various leadership roles including CIO, Vice President – IT,and Director IT – Global Infrastructure. Mr. Curran received his bachelor’s degree in business from Marian University. In addition, Mr. Curran also serves on various groups, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison eBusiness Consortium Advisory Board and the Brady Corporation Foundation Board.
Rick Roy is the Chief Information Officer for CUNA Mutual Group; a $13 billion diversified financial services company, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. He is also responsible for corporate shared services including security, real estate and facilities, and enterprise procurement.
Under Rick’s leadership, CUNA Mutual IT is consistently recognized as an innovative leader in the application of business technology in the IT and financial services industries. Rick has appeared in leading media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, NBC Nightly News, The Economist, InformationWeek, CIO, Insurance Networking News, and Insurance & Technology. In 2011, Society of Information Management (SIM) and the Wisconsin Business Journal recognized Rick as the Enterprise CIO of the Year.
Rick has 30 years of technology industry experience including 20 years in the IT vendor community working for software, services and outsourcing companies. Prior to joining CUNA Mutual, Rick was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Metavante (FIS) Corporation’s product development organization.
Rick is an adjunct professor at Marquette University in their Graduate School of Management and is a director for several CUNA Mutual subsidiaries including CUMIS Specialty Insurance, MEMBERS Life Insurance Company and CUNA Brokerage Services.
Rick holds a Master’s Degree in business from Marquette University and a Bachelor’s Degree in management information systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has completed executive programs at Harvard Law School and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of management.
David Cagigal is the administrator of the State of Wisconsin’s Division of Enterprise Technology (DET) within the Department of Administration. He recently began this role since November 2012, and as the state’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) he oversees state government’s IT operations and investments.
David Cagigal is a seasoned executive with over 25 years experience in information technology management. David is experienced in converging business strategies with ever-changing and innovating information technologies. He also identifies and implements the appropriate change management processes and risk mitigating strategies for each unique culture. David has held executive IT positions at Alliant Energy, DeVry University, DePaul University, Maytag and Amoco. David is also passionate about education reform and 21st Century Learning Strategies through technology innovations in collaboration with teachers, administrators, parents, communities and most importantly students.
David holds a BS and MBA from DePaul University.
Tim Schaefer is Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, WI. In this role, Tim has responsibility for planning, development and deployment of the company’s information technology resources to meet the business needs of the company’s risk and investment product lines, corporate functions and the almost 7,000 financial representatives in 350 network offices across the United States. Tim has been with Northwestern Mutual 20 years serving in a number of IT and non-IT leadership roles. Tim earned a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Masters degree in organizational behavior from Silver Lake College and has completed the Leadership at the Peak Program at the Center for Creative Leadership. In the community, Tim is on the Board of Silver Lake College in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Frank Ace graduated with a degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1984. He has held a variety of technical and management positions in private sector insurance and financial services organizations for 10 years. He came to the State of Wisconsin, Department of Health and Family Services to manage their Applications Development efforts in 1994 amd took the positions of IT Director at the Department of Justice in 1998. Frank has served as Vice Chair, and Chair of the Wisconsin State IT Directors Council, and as Co-Chair of the Wisconsin State Technology Leadership Council.
Subash Anbu has over 20 years of experience in information systems leadership and management consulting experience in manufacturing, automotive, insurance, banking, and the airline industries. He is a seasoned professional with proven abilities in IT strategy, governance, program management, transformation and planning. He also has a strong track record in global implementations, process improvement and aligning IS solutions with business objectives.
Prior experience includes Capgemini America, Delphi Corporation, PricewaterhouseCoopers LL, Tata Consultancy Services etc. In his current role, Subash is responsible for the global information systems, processes and controls at Manitowoc.
Subash has an Executive MBA from Michigan State University, a Masters degree in Computer Science and Applications from Regional Engineering College in Trichy, India and a Bachelors degree in Mathematics from Loyola College in Madras, India.
Tim Balliet joined Duluth Trading Company in 2011 to transform the company’s technical capabilities to align with the aggressive corporate growth strategy. His focus is on infrastructure and business analytics. Tim has over 25 years of technology experience, strongly founded on planning and design. His experiences include corporate sales with IBM, business consulting at Grant Thornton, and direct marketing at Demco and currently Duluth Trading.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin. He has done numerous speaking engagements in the US and Europe on Asset Management and Master Data Management.
Mark Baker is CIO of Wipfli LLP a Top 25 CPA and consulting firm with 24 offices in the Midwest and India. For over 25 years Mark has provided leadership in effecting change by matching people, process and technology strategies. He has served in this capacity at Amoco Corporation, Ernst & Young, McGladrey, Marshall Erdman & Associates and Strategic Leverage Partners. Mark has worked in both consulting and management roles.
Mark earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from UW-Whitewater and an MBA in Strategy, Economics and Marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Blaise C. Beaulier was appointed Vice President – Information Systems for Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 1, 2008. Beaulier is responsible for the development and support of application systems covering insurance products and operations, retail and institutional investments, field technology and compensation, and corporate functions. Currently, he is a member of the company’s Project Prioritization Committee and Technology Strategy Committee.
Beaulier joined Northwestern Mutual in 1988 as a programmer analyst in the Information Systems Department. His primary responsibilities included providing support for field applications such as sales reporting and honors, compliance and field compensation. He was promoted to the role of manager in 1995 and became assistant director with responsibility for the Life Product, Marketing, and Agency system applications in 2000.
In 2004, Beaulier joined the Corporate Planning department as a director of projects where he continued to mature the Company’s portfolio management processes including the corporate project prioritization process. Beaulier chaired the Project Prioritization Committee for more than 2 years before returning to the Information Systems Department in 2008.
Beaulier graduated from St. Joseph High School in Kenosha. He received his B.S. degree in management information systems from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and currently serves on their School of Business & Technology advisory board. He is vice president of the Waterford Youth Football program and chair of several active committees at St. Thomas Aquinas parish.
Beaulier and his wife (Denise) have two sons and their family hobbies include hunting, waterskiing, snow skiing and scuba diving.
Steve Cretney is the VP and CIO for SC Brands, a family of direct to consumer brands located in Monroe, WI. Steve has over 25 years of IT experience with an innate ability to lead technology organizations and deliver business results. Prior to joining Colony Brands, Steve led the global information technology concerns for Lands’ End. Additionally, in role of President and COO at TASC, a third party administrator of employee benefit services, Steve had the unique opportunity to help develop business strategy and lead various business units, including Sales and Operation.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dante leads Business Process Automation and digitization for P&C and PCG Product Operations and end-to-end core processing across the enterprise. His team is focused on driving new levels of operational efficiency in systems and processes to enhance our customer experience and shareholder value as well as to satisfy regulatory requirements.
In his Country Head role, Dante is accountable for ensuring BMO Harris Bank meets U.S. regulatory requirements including those related to information security, vendor and supplier governance, and regulatory commitments from the OCC, FED, FDIC and SEC.
Dante joined BMO in 2011 and led the U.S. Technology team through the successful integration of M&I systems in 2012. Prior to joining BMO, Dante served as the Chief Technology Officer for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Consumer Credit. He has also held senior IT roles at Barclays Global Investors, Bank of America, Hambrecht & Quist and Robertson Stephens.
Dante earned his BA in Economics from University of California Santa Cruz.
Jocelyn DeWitt, PhD, joined UW Hospital and Clinics as Vice President, Chief Information Officer on April 30, 2012. She previously served as Chief Information Officer for the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers (UMHHC), which is the inpatient and ambulatory care clinical component of the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). UMHS includes the university’s medical school and three hospitals: University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital with more than 900 beds. Other members of UMHS are 30 primary and specialty community health centers, the A. Alfred Taubman Health Care Center and its 120 outpatient clinics. The healthcare system also has affiliations with other hospitals and healthcare networks in southeastern Michigan.
Jocelyn received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; her Master of Science degree from Boston University; and her doctorate from the University of Illinois.
Lorie Docken is Interim Associate Vice President for Learning and Information Technology at the University of Wisconsin System. In July 2012, she was asked to step into the position on an interim basis. Prior to her interim appointment, she has been with UW System Administration in a variety of roles since 2000, most recently serving as the lT project director with responsibilities for managing and overseeing project planning and operations for enterprise-wide systems used across UW.
Denis Edwards, formerly of Milwaukee-based Manpower Group, joined Edelman Public Relations – Chicago as the firm’s global chief information officer. He will report to Matthew J. Harrington, Edelman’s global chief operating officer. Based in Chicago, Edwards will oversee the firm’s information technology systems and infrastructure globally, including internal and client-facing solutions.
Denis holds a Master of Science Certificate in Information Technology from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science degree from Nova Southeastern University, where he graduated with honors. He is a member of Alpha Chi Honor Society.
Jerry Fox, Jr. is a 25-year veteran of the Information Technology (IT) profession. As vice president and chief information officer at Rockwell Automation, Jerry is responsible for global IT strategies and solutions. Prior to joining Rockwell Automation in 2007, Jerry served as a senior IT leader at Dana Corporation, a Toledo, Ohio-based automotive parts supplier.
Throughout his career, Jerry has held IT leadership positions across a diverse set of industry segments. Before joining Dana Corporation, he served as principal contributor towards driving company-wide IT synergy and standardization at Cardinal Health, a Fortune 20 medical service organization. He provided IT leadership at Reynolds and Reynolds, a provider of information management systems. Jerry began his professional IT career at Lexis-Nexis, a Dayton, Ohio, based electronic publisher.
Jerry holds a bachelor’s degree in MIS and an MBA from Ohio University.
Ron Gilson is the Johnsonville Sausage, LLC Vice President and CIO. He joined Johnsonville as a programmer/analyst in 1991, became coach of the Enterprise Applications Team in 1994 and has held his current position since 1998.
Ron received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. Outside of Johnsonville, Ron can be found spending time with family, traveling, and enjoying the great outdoors.
Bob Grawien is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for School Specialty, Inc. in Greenville, Wisconsin. In his current capacity, he is responsible for the overall strategy and execution of the Business Technology function at School Specialty, Inc, as well as the program management office and eCommerce sales support team.
Prior to joining School Specialty early in 2009, Bob spent 10 years at Schneider National in Green Bay, WI where he held positions of increasing responsibility across the information technology function, including enterprise architecture, product management and application development. Bob began his career with IBM where he held a variety of technical and management positions in IBM‘s server division and software group.
Bob completed the Information Technology Leadership Development Program at the Harvard Business School in 2007 and holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Math minor from the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse.
Over the course of 30 years at Kohler Co., Davor Grgic has held a series of management and executive positions. He was named Vice President – Corporate Information Systems in 1997 and Vice President – IT and Global Procurement in 2002. In 2005, he was appointed Senior Vice President – Technical Services and in February of 2012 named CIO and Vice President – Sustainability.
Davor is a 1980 graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Additionally, he is a 1982 graduate of University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, having earned a master’s degree in business administration. He reports to David Kohler, President and Chief Operating Officer.
Leslie joined TDS Telecom in March 1996 and has held leadership positions in a broad range of areas, from information technology to product development as well as voice and data network management. As the company’s CIO since 2005, she has been instrumental in leading a transformational group of IT projects that ensure IT is enabling video, VOIP, and broadband-centric products for consumer and commercial customers. Prior to joining TDS Telecom, Leslie was a principal consultant with Cap Gemini America, working with clients on their IT strategy and project management. In all, she has seven year’s experience in IT consulting. In her first telecommunications position, she worked for US WEST, developing custom software products for commercial customers. Leslie began her IT career working in software development projects, with a focus on expert systems and voice recognition. Leslie completed both her undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.
Tom Koulopoulos is founder and CEO of Delphi Group, a Boston-based thought leadership firm providing advice to Global 200 organizations and governments for the last 15 years. Koulopoulos was named one of the industry’s six most influential information management consultants by InformationWeek magazine. He is recognized as an authority on the implications of information technology on global organizations, with articles appearing frequently in national and international print and broadcast media including BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNBC, CNN and NPR.
Koulopoulos is an author of six books, adjunct professor at the Boston College Graduate School of Management, and guest lecturer at Boston University School of Management and Harvard University. He is one of the industry’s most prolific thought leaders. His insights provide a beyond-the-edge view of the turbulence created by the collision of technology and business. Tom Peters has called his writing “a brilliant vision of where we must take our enterprises to survive and thrive.”
His insights have received wide praised highly by luminaries such as Peter Drucker, Dee Hock (founder of Visa International), and Jim Champy (co-author of Reengineering the Corporation). According to Peter Drucker, “Tom’s writing makes you question not only the way you run your business but the way you run yourself.” His current book, Smartsourcing the Enterprise: How to Drive Innovation, Jobs, and Growth in the age of Globalization, looks at the core drivers and and broad implications of outsourcing and globalization.
Brent Leland brings over 20 years of business and information technology experience to his Chief Information Officer role at Trek. He joined the company in 2007 to focus on modernizing Trek’s systems and creating business driven information solutions. He is passionate about IT taking a proactive role in implementing better business processes.
Prior to joining Trek, Brent worked as the Director of Business Information Technology at Spectrum Brands (formerly Rayovac) where he was involved in the acquisition and integration of more than a dozen companies. Previously, he held various business and engineering roles for Hewlett-Packard, Space Systems/Loral, and General Dynamics.
Brent holds an MBA from Stanford and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Florida.
Troy Lethem has been the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Services at Capitol Insurance Companies since 2004. During that time Troy led the transformation of insurance processing by replacing all core business applications and supporting infrastructure. Capitol Insurance Companies is a consistently profitable underwriter of niche specialty insurance products in the commercial property & casualty, fidelity & surety, and professional lines market segments in all fifty states.
Throughout his 27 year IT career Troy has provided vision and leadership in publicly-held, private, and non-profit organizations. Prior to joining Capitol his roles have included Analyst, Engineer, Consultant, Manager, Director, and Corporate Officer for CUNA Service Group and National Guardian Life Insurance Companies.
David E. Lundal came to SSM Integrated Health Technologies in July 2003 as regional IS Director for SSM Health Care of Wisconsin. In September of 2006, he was promoted to V.P and Regional CIO. Then, in March 2011 David added the role of CIO for Dean Clinic. In David’s role, he also leads the Wisconsin Integrated Technology & Telemedicine Systems, LLC (WIIITTS). WIITTS is a joint-venture between Dean Clinic and SSM Health Care of Wisconsin and serves to implement advanced clinical technologies to improve quality and efficiency for the integrated delivery network.
David came to Wisconsin from South Bend Indiana, where he was the Director of Home Care and Physician System for Saint Joseph’s Regional Health System. David worked at Saint Joseph’s from 1995 to 2003. From 1991 to 1995 David worked at Systems Management, a practice management consulting firm based in South Bend.
In 2009, David was invited by the Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services to join the Wisconsin State Level Health Information Exchange executive steering committee. David has chaired the Standards and Architecture Committee since 2009 for the state and successor the Wisconsin State Health Information Network.
David is a native of Indiana where he earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and his MBA from Bethel College. In 2011 David became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Bruce Maas is the CIO and Vice Provost for Information Technology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has served the University of Wisconsin System in a variety of roles over a career of more than 30 years, including Budget Manager, Assistant Dean for Business Affairs, PeopleSoft Project Manager, Deputy CIO, Service Center Transition Coordinator, and CIO at two UW institutions.
Bruce has served as the Director of the EDUCAUSE Leadership Institute, a faculty member of the institute, and as chair of the Midwest EDUCAUSE conference. Presently, he is serving a 4 year term on the EDUCAUSE Board from 2012 to 2016. Bruce is a member of the Internet2 External Relations Advisory Committee, and serves as the co-PI of two NSF infrastructure grants. He is an active presenter at EDUCAUSE conferences, and believes strongly in the importance of organized employee development. He is a strong advocate for central and distributed IT collaborations and partnerships. Bruce is focused on the core mission of teaching, learning, service and research at the University of Wisconsin and believes it is a distinct privilege to serve that mission.
Michael O’Brien was named vice president, information technology for Journal Communications in 2010. Journal is headquartered in Milwaukee and was founded in 1882. It is a diversified media company with operations in publishing, radio and television broadcasting and interactive media.
O’Brien has more than 28 years of progressive business systems and operational process experience. He most recently served as VP, information systems at InfuScience, Inc., a privately held national home infusion provider, where he had responsibility for all business systems, operational process development, IT infrastructure and IT operations. Before InfuScience, he was director of IT for Jefferson Wells International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Manpower Inc., where he was responsible for business systems process, IT infrastructure and operations.
O’Brien received a B.S. in computer science from Marquette University and an M.S. in computer science from Brigham Young University. He is an active member of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee, and is currently serving as a co-chair for the 2012 Community Campaign. He also is actively involved in supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee and Adoption Resources of Wisconsin
As Vice President of Information Technology (IT) of Sargento Foods Inc., Sue oversees all of the Sargento IT functions, including the development, implementation and support of information systems, security and compliance, data management and integrity, and project/portfolio management. Sue’s unique background allows her to work closely with departments to properly align IT and business strategy. Sue joined Sargento in 1997 and has held various management positions in Finance, including supporting the Consumer Products Division business decisions and leading the implementation of key software solutions. Prior to her current position in IT, Sue was the Assistant Treasurer. Before joining Sargento, she spent twelve years with the Kohler Co. in various Finance and Accounting roles.
Sue is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a degree in Finance, and also earned an MBA from UW-Milwaukee. Sue is also a licensed CPA.
Greg is responsible developing new business processes and systems to support American Family’s Property and Casualty business. He came to American Family after seven years at Sentry Insurance, where he was Vice President, IT and Corporate CIO. Prior to joining Sentry, Greg worked as a consultant for ten years. His clients included many of Wisconsin’s leading companies, including Miller Brewing, Harley-Davidson, Kohler Co., Pleasant Company, and American Breeders Service.
Greg is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with degrees in Computer Engineering and English Literature. Greg and his wife Connie McElrone have two children and live in Madison.
Bruce Quade earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Bruce brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise in his field when he joined GHC-SCW in late 2011 as the Chief Information Officer. He has an extensive 20-year career in the Information Technology (IT) management field, working for CUNA Mutual Group, Compuware Corporation, and most recently, Dean Health Plan in Madison, Wisconsin where he served as Director of Technical Services. As an IT leader, Bruce continues to expand his knowledge via the American Management Association and Frontline Skills.
Bruce is a native Madison-area resident. He has two children and enjoys traveling to different sporting and dance events with his son and daughter. He also spends his free time building musical instruments and singing in local choirs.
Guy Ringle is the Senior Vice President and CIO of WPS Health Insurance. Guy has 30+ years of experience in the insurance and financial service industries. He has expertise in technology, product development, business development and operations.
As the CIO for WPS, Guy is responsible for all technology functions for WPS’ Commercial, TRICARE, Medicare and EPIC Life business lines. WPS is an insurance and financial services company providing health and benefit plan administration to private and government customers. WPS employs over 4,500 employees with annual revenues exceeding $938 million. WPS annually processes in excess of 200 million claims with benefit payments of $54 billion.
Prior to joining WPS, Guy served as Senior Vice President of Metavante’s Payment Services Division where he managed eleven data processing centers throughout the United States.
Guy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin. Guy serves on the CIO Executive Summit Advisory Board and the University of Wisconsin-Madison eBusiness Consortium Advisory Board.
Brian Schiro is the Director of Information Technology for Promega Corporation, a global leader in research, drug discovery, forensics and paternity testing, and hospital and clinic-based diagnostics. With a portfolio of more than 2,000 products covering the fields of genomics, protein analysis and expression, cellular analysis, drug discovery and genetic identity, Promega provides innovative solutions and technical support to life scientists in academic, industrial and government settings.
Brian is responsible for all aspects of IT including the global deployment and support of SAP ERP as well as the related functions of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Intelligence (BI). Brian works closely with Promega’s Strategic Business Units to apply his broad base of business and technical expertise to assist the executives in leveraging information technology to achieve their business objectives.
Brian has over 25 years of experience in technology as well as sales, marketing and business development. He began his career as a systems engineer with IBM and has held a variety of senior level positions with companies in the technology, government, healthcare and financial services industries. Brian has a BS in Business Administration and Marketing and has held a number of technical certifications over the course of his career.
Dr. Shelley has a PhD in bio-medical engineering, having worked in the UK, Germany and USA; he has led Research and Development, Quality and IT organizations and held positions in various technical and business leadership roles including CIO. As Chief Technology Officer at Sears Holdings Corporation (SHC), Phil is leading IT Operations and is focusing on the modernization of IT across the company. Phil is active in the migration of workload off mainframes, large-scale private open-source cloud computing, Hadoop for Big-Data BI and infrastructure modernization, helping SHC be an ever stronger real-time digital enterprise. Phil is co-chair of the cloud computing chapter of the IAOP. Phil is also CEO of MetaScale. MetaScale, a subsidiary of Sears Holdings, is an IT managed Services Company. MetaScale makes Big Data easy by designing, delivering and operating Hadoop-based solutions for Analytics, Mainframe Migration and massive-scale processing, integrated into the customers’ Enterprise.
Igor Steinberg is the former Chief Information Officer at Madison College. Igor was responsible for major upgrades of the college’s enterprise and student administration systems, redesign and implementation of both the enterprise data and storage networks, implementation of unified communications, and the world’s first deployment of Cisco TelePresence for instruction. As CIO, Igor’s primary focus was to leverage information technology as a catalyst for organizational change and to transform the IT department to serve this role.
Prior to joining Madison College, Igor served as Director-Infrastructure Management at TDS Telecom. He holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario.
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