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Erik Alanson Erik Alanson
Assistant Professor for the Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education, University of Cincinnati
 

Jill Albin-Hill Jill Albin-Hill
Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Dominican University
Ms. Albin-Hill has been with Dominican University since 2003, starting first as the associate director of IT, then director of IT and appointed CIO when the position was created in 2009. She was promoted to Vice President in 2013. She is passionate about helping others utilize and leverage technology in effective ways. As an adjunct faculty for the Dominican Brennan School of Business, she teaches courses in IT management. Prior to joining Dominican, Albin-Hill spent 10 years in the telecommunications industry, working her way up from a systems engineer to managing technical services. She has an associate’s degree in computational mathematics/computer science, a bachelor of science in computer management and an MBA with a concentration in human resources.

Bryan Alexander Bryan Alexander
President
Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC
Bryan Alexander is an internationally known futurist, researcher, writer, speaker, consultant, and teacher, working in the field of how technology transforms education. He completed his English language and literature PhD at the University of Michigan in 1997, with a dissertation on doppelgangers in Romantic-era fiction and poetry. Then Bryan taught literature, writing, multimedia, and information technology studies at Centenary College of Louisiana. There he also pioneered multi-campus interdisciplinary classes, while organizing an information literacy initiative. From 2002 to 2014 Bryan worked with the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), a non-profit working to help small colleges and universities best integrate digital technologies. With NITLE he held several roles, including co-director of a regional education and technology center, director of emerging technologies, and senior fellow. Over those years Bryan helped develop and support the nonprofit, grew peer networks, consulted, and conducted a sustained research agenda. In 2013 Bryan launched a business, Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC. Through BAC he consults throughout higher education in the United States and abroad. Bryan also speaks widely and publishes frequently, with articles appearing in venues including The Atlantic Monthly, Inside Higher Ed. He has been interviewed by and featured in MSNBC, US News and World Report, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, Pew Research, Campus Technology, and the Connected Learning Alliance.

India Anderson India Anderson
Student, Denison University
 

Ron Baker Ron Baker
Assistant Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief Information Officer, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
 

Steve Boese Matt Bernacki,
Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology and Higher Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
 

Wayne Brown Angie Besendorfer
Chancellor, WGU Missouri
 

Ari Bixhorn Ari Bixhorn
VP Technical Evangelism, Panopto
 

Marjorie Boursiquot Marjorie Boursiquot
Assistant Vice President for Business Process Integration, Georgetown University
Marjorie Boursiquot is an expert in enterprise information technology (IT), and project and change management. She has over 20 years of experience in the execution of global IT strategy, technology innovation and enterprise-wide change management. She is highly skilled in leading global organizations through the optimization of business operations to take full advantage of technology innovation, streamlining procedures to provide cost efficient processes and meeting international, federal and local regulations.
Marjorie Boursiquot is with the Office of the Chief Operating Officer at Georgetown University as Assistant Vice President for Business Process Integration. In this role, Marjorie is responsible for solving problems, developing strategic initiatives, leading transformational projects and identifying business/technology solutions to bend the cost curve and facilitate workforce and system improvements. Marjorie holds a Bachelor’s in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, an M.B.A. from Georgetown University and is a certified project manager.

Robert Brennan Robert Brennan
Teaching and Learning Specialist, University of Alberta, Augustana
Robert Brennan is a Teaching and Learning Specialist for the University of Alberta Augustana Campus. During his 12 years with the University, Robert has worked with leadership to develop new strategies around technology in the classroom and beyond. Using analytics, Robert has helped create purposeful change on his campus finding useful information from overlooked data. In early 2014, Robert saw a need for technical training on his campus and launched “DidUknow” to the Augustana Campus in order to fill that gap. Since that time, Robert has taught over 40 “DidUknow” sessions with more than 350 attendees. He has a vision that unites the University community through the collaborative use of technology tools, making tasks more productive and fulfilling.

Chris Brezil Chris Brezil
Assistant Vice President of Enterprise Operations in IT, The New School
I have worked in higher education since 1997, beginning my career at City University of New York as a programmer. While at CUNY, I worked on an early, in-house developed, online learning system and an online course catalog.
At The New School since 2000, I have been given increasing levels of responsibility, culminating with my becoming Assistant Vice President of Enterprise Operations in IT. My team handles deployment and maintenance of core technical infrastructure, information security and identity management, physical campus security systems, and web development. Information Technology at The New School is a customer focused team, concentrating on providing technical reliability and resiliency, partnering with our community, and providing innovative solutions to complex problems. We always aim to be part of the solution and to be a valued partner.

Wayne Brown Wayne Brown
Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Excelsior College
 

Gates Bryant Gates Bryant
Partner, Tyton Partners
 

Floyd Cline II Bruce Callow
Chief Technology Officer, Griffith University
 

Gardner Campbell Gardner Campbell
Associate Professor and Special Assistant to the Provost, Virginia Commonwealth University
 

Thomas Cavanagh Thomas Cavanagh
Associate Vice President of Distributed Learning, University of Central Florida
Thomas Cavanagh, Ph.D. is Associate Vice President of Distributed Learning at the University of Central Florida. In this role he oversees the distance learning strategy, policies, and practices of one of the nation’s largest universities, serving more than 64,000 students, where online learning represents more than 42% of the university’s annual credit hours. In his career, Tom has administered e-learning development for both academic (public and private) and industrial (Fortune 500, government/military) audiences. He has been recognized with a number of awards including the USDLA Outstanding Leadership Award and been named an Online Learning Consortium Fellow. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and serves on a number of national advisory boards. He is also an award-winning author of several mystery novels.

Andrew Chaifetz Andrew Chaifetz
Chief Executive Officer, NoteBowl
 

May Chang May Chang
Library Chief Technology Officer, University of Cincinnati
 

Jane Courcy Jane Courcy
Senior Consultant, Management and Information Technology, BerryDunn
Jane Courcy is a Senior Consultant in the Management and IT Consulting Group at BerryDunn, and brings hands-on functional and technical experience in higher education and information technology. She has worked as a college and university administrator, directing operations and conducting business process improvements to gain efficiencies and improve outcomes. Jane was Project Manager and Lead Analyst for a project in business process analysis and improvement (BPI) for California Western School of Law. This project required analysis of business processes, and creation of process maps and narrative summaries for departmental operations. Project work also included analysis of business processes for optimization and creation of preliminary functional and technical requirements for new ERP systems at the School of Law.
Originally from Maine, Jane now makes San Diego, CA and Portland, Maine her home, and travels frequently for client consulting engagements. She has a Master’s degree in Adult and Higher Education.

Bobby Craig Bobby Craig
Student
 

Emory Craig Emory Craig
Director of E-learning and Instructional Technology, The College of New Rochelle
 

P.B. Garrett Kelly Dempsey
Learning Technologist, Colgate University
 

Blessing Diala-Ogamba Blessing Diala-Ogamba
Professor of English, Coppin State University
Blessing Diala-Ogamba is a Professor of English at Coppin State University, Baltimore, Maryland. She has published articles in scholarly journals and has chapters in books. She teaches both online and F2F. Some of the classes she teaches online are English Composition, World Literature and Children’s Literature. She is the co-author of Literary Crossroads: An International Exploration of Women, Gender, and Otherhood. Lexington, 2015. She has attended some technology conferences and workshops such as Educause and Quality Matters. She received certificate for updating QM Rubric (2014). She is also Sloan-C certified in Online Design and Delivery in March 2013. She likes trying new things in technology that can benefit her students and keep them motivated.

Kristen Eshleman Kristen Eshleman
Director of Digital Innovation, Davidson College
Kristen Eshleman is Director of Digital Innovation at Davidson College. She leads an R&D initiative focused on the design and research of experiments that explore new models of a liberal arts education in the digital age. R&D provides a safe-to-fail space where risk-taking is encouraged and design-based research informs Davidson's digital strategy. The anthropologist in her is drawn to the intersections between technology and culture. Her current pedagogical interests include learner agency, digital scholarship, inclusive pedagogy, and mindfulness & contemplative learning. In partnership with the Cynefin Center for Applied Complexity at the University of Bangor, she is currently pursuing research on complex adaptive systems in higher education and how they are optimally structured to foster and account for open and emergent learning.

Mark Felix Mark Felix
Director of Instructional Support, Office of Instruction and Assessment, University of Arizona
 

Brian Fodrey Brian Fodrey
Assistant Dean for Information Technology, School of Government, University of North Carolina
 

Cristi Ford Cristi Ford
Associate Provost, Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success, University of Maryland University College
Cristi Ford, PhD, is the Associate Vice Provost and serves to offer leadership in the Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success at UMUC. In this role she provides thought leadership in identifying promising next generation online learning innovations and leads the implementation of this plan through rapid prototyping and piloting. She has served in several capacities in the realm of online education and understands the complexities and depths of online learning. She offers more than 15 years of cumulative experience in higher education, project management, program evaluation, training, instructional design, and student services.
Dr. Ford holds a PhD in Educational Leadership from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and undergraduate and graduate degrees in the field of Psychology.

Mary Beth Foster Mary Beth Foster
Educational Technology Coordinator, Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques Center, University of Arizona
As Educational Technology Coordinator, I oversee support services that offer students assistance with navigating courseware and discovering apps for notetaking, mind mapping, reading, brainstorming, organizing, and studying. As a member of our Leadership Team, I play a key role in recommending technology, which facilitates collaboration, plays to multiple intelligences, and integrates multi-sensory approaches with tutoring and learning. I also serve as a coordinator for our Online Task Force and for the SALT Event Team. I started working at the SALT Center as a Strategic Learning Specialist in 2004 after an eight year stint teaching high school English. I earned my Master’s Degree in Information Resources and Library Sciences from the University of Arizona in 2010. My past studies, also completed at the University of Arizona, include my Bachelor’s degree in 1990 with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in Journalism followed by a post-baccalaureate in Education in 1995.


Mark Frydenberg Mark Frydenberg
Senior Lecturer in Computer Information Systems and Director of CIS Learning and Technology Sandbox, Bentley University
Mark Frydenberg is a Senior Lecturer of Computer Information Systems at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He also serves as the Director of the university’s CIS Sandbox, a technology social learning space that prepares students to succeed in a technology-driven business world. Mark teaches courses in IT concepts, web development, and technology trends. His research focuses on flipped and collaborative learning, and pedagogies for engaging students with technology. Mark is an author of Discovering Computers, a technology concepts textbook published by Cengage Learning. Mark frequently presents on teaching and learning with new technologies at conferences and training events throughout the US and Europe, and is a member of the Campus Technology advisory board.


Maya Georgieva Maya Georgieva
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Digital Bodies Immersive Learning
 


Michael Goay Michael Goay
Executive Director of Information Technology, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California
Michael Goay is the Executive Director for Information Technology at Viterbi School of Engineering in University of Southern California. Michael provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the School. His primary responsibilities encompass a wide variety of strategic technology issues: governance and policy, resource allocation, IT protocols, and the Viterbi IT organization. Viterbi IT provides support for academic research and technology, delivery of IT infrastructure and services, information security systems and compliance, administrative systems, and client support services. Michael spent 25 years in information technology roles in higher education. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas, Austin, and an M.S. in health informatics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.


Jennifer Golbeck Jennifer Golbeck
Director of the Social Intelligence Lab and Associate Professor in the College of Information Studies, University of Maryland College Park
 


Taylor Gray Taylor Gray
Director of Project Management, California Western School of Law
Taylor Gray was the Director of Project Management at California Western, where he served as the Chair of the Process Improvement Committee. He helped to institute IT governance and data standards, while serving on the school's IT Steering Committee. He was also Project Manager for California Western's current ERP System Selection and Acquisition project and contributed his business process analysis and improvement expertise to this role. Taylor recently became Special Projects Manager for Community and Economic Development for a city in San Diego County. He is responsible for post-ERP implementation activities that include business analysis and report development, organizational change management, and managing data standards.
Originally from Las Vegas, Gray has a wide-ranging background in web technology in both corporate and higher education settings including several years as the webmaster for the College of Southern Nevada. He received his B.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


Robin Hanson Robin Hanson
Associate Professor of Economics, George Mason University
 


Joy Hatch Joy Hatch
Vice President for Technology, Fort Hays State University
Joy Hatch has over two decades of experience in higher education and is passionate about technology and the intersection of technology with education. She is constantly searching for innovative ways that technology can solve everyday problems, and brings together technology components to align with the needs of each institution. She is an active participant in technology organizations including Campus Technology and the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors. Joy has served as the vice president/CIO with Fort Hays State University, Virginia’s Community Colleges, Harford Community College, Bellarmine University and Friends University; and was also the director of academic computing for Friends University. Joy has a master's and doctorate in information systems, along with an MBA and bachelor's in commercial design. She is a pilot and flight instructor, has 2,000+ hours of flight time, holds an Airline Transport Pilot license and has been an Aviation Safety Counselor.


Mary Hawkins Mary Hawkins
President
Dr. Mary Hawkins has established herself as a leader and national voice in higher education since joining Bellevue University in 1995. Before becoming University President in 2009, Hawkins served as Vice President of Enrollment and Outreach until 2000, when she took over as Provost. During her presidency, Dr. Hawkins has established the University’s presence in community colleges across the State of Nebraska and throughout the region. Additionally, she has formed a partnership with Guangzhou College of Commerce, part of South China Normal University and strong relationships with Shanghai Maritime University and Nangou College.
Her educational experience includes eight years in a Nebraska community college and five years at a state university in Michigan. Hawkins received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona, her Master of Science from the University of California-Davis and her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Hawkins is a member of numerous local and national boards, including the United Way of the Midlands, Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce.


Martha Heller Martha Heller
Founder and President, Heller Search
 


Nikki Holden Nikki Holden
Instructional Designer, University of Cincinnati
Nikki Holden is a Sr. Instructional Designer at the University of Cincinnati. She received her B.S. in Applied Information Technology, with a minor in Graphic Design from George Mason University in 2014. She completed her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an Instruction Design Technology specialization at the University of Cincinnati in 2016. Nikki is also a USAF veteran and graduate of the Defense Information School. She has experience in broadcasting, information technology, and instructional design. She has been with the University of Cincinnati as an Instructional Designer for the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH) since 2014. She also teaches Computer Applications and Fundamentals of Web Development for UC’s School of Information Technology, as an adjunct instructor.


Thomas Hoover Thomas Hoover
Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
 


Cam Johnson Cam Johnson
Operations Center Manager, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Cam Johnson is an IT Manager for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas working in the Office of Information Technology. For the past 15 years Cam has worn many hats at UNLV, with the past ten years being dedicated to the management of the OIT IT Operations Center. Traditionally viewed as a network operations center, Cam oversees data center operations, enterprise monitoring, incident management, and log aggregation and search via Splunk. Cam is a lifelong Rebel, having earned a Bachelor's degree from UNLV and growing up in the Vegas valley.

Siavash Karimzadegan Siavash Karimzadegan
Adjunct Assistant Professor, City University of New York
 

James Kulich James Kulich
Director, Masters in Data Science Program, Elmhust College
James Kulich currently serves as the Director of Elmhurst College’s Masters in Data Science Program and as a member of the Board of Directors of Maryville College. Jim earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Northwestern University and has previously served in several faculty and administrative roles, including those of Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Jim is keenly interested in the possibilities modern data science has to offer in a wide range of settings, including our own. Jim looks forward to conversations about ways we can use the powerful techniques of data science to improve the experiences of our students and create value for our institutions.

Sarah Kunze Sarah Kunze
Senior Instructional Technologist, Colgate University
 

Susan Lazenby Susan Lazenby
Director of IT Projects and Strategic Planning, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Susan Lazenby began her career with retail management just after college. This combined her love for people and for learning new things. Her career moved her to San Francisco. She later moved back to the southeast and began working in IT 9 years ago in lab management and Student Help Desk support. She has also managed IT communications and is serving as Director of IT Projects and Strategic Planning.

JP Leong JP Leong
Multimedia Coordinator, University of Cincinnati
 

Yingjie Liu Yingjie Liu
Instructional Designer, San Jose State University
 

Susan Malisch Susan Malisch
Vice President for Information Services and Chief Information Officer, Loyola University Chicago
 

Mark Milliron Mark Milliron
Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer, Civitas Learning
 

Mehdi Mohammadi Mehdi Mohammadi
Graduate Assistant, University Libraries, Western Michigan University
 

Mark Moldwin Mark Moldwin
Professor and Associate Chair for Academic Affairs in Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan
Mark Moldwin is a Professor of Space Sciences and Engineering and Applied Physics within the University of Michigan’s Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering within the College of Engineering and affiliated with the Space Physics Research Laboratory and the Robotics Institute. Prior to joining the faculty of UM in July of 2009, Dr. Moldwin was a Professor of Space Physics at UCLA (2000-2009), Professor Physics and Space Sciences at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne (1994-2000) and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Space and Atmospheric Sciences and Non-proliferation and International Security groups at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Moldwin joined the lab in 1992 after receiving his Ph.D. in Astronomy/Space Physics from Boston University. He was awarded a B.A. in Physics with Honors from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks in 1987. Dr. Moldwin’s primary research interests are magnetospheric, ionospheric and heliospheric plasma physics, and pre-college space science education and outreach. He has published over 160 refereed scientific articles on these subjects. Dr. Moldwin was a NASA/ASEE Kennedy Space Center Faculty Fellow, a Los Alamos National Laboratory Associated Western Universities Faculty Fellow, and a NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Visiting Scientist. Prof. Moldwin is a National Science Foundation CAREER Award winner and a Research Corporation Cottrell Scholar. Prof. Moldwin is or has been the principal or co-investigator of over 75 externally peer-reviewed scientific projects including building the magnetometers to fly on NASA’s Space Technology – 5 satellites, the upcoming Air Force DSX mission satellite, and ground-based magnetometer deployment in North America, South America, Africa and Antarctica. Mark is a co-founder of A2 Motus LLC an education technology company developing devices to enable teachers and students to better understand complex systems through kinesthetic activities.
Prof. Moldwin has taught over a dozen different physics and space science courses, chaired or served on the dissertation committees of nearly 40 PhD students in Geophysics and Space Physics, Plasma Physics, Astronomy, Atmospheric Physics and Electrical Engineering, was awarded Florida Tech’s Teaching Excellence Award, UCLA’s Academic Senate’s Distinguished Teaching Award, was rated as a Top Ten Professor by the Associated Student’s of UCLA, was awarded UM's Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize, the UM College of Engineering's Raymond J. and Monica E. Schultz Outreach and Diversity Award, UM's Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award and the UM College of Engineering's John F. Ulrich Education Excellence Award. He currently serves as a Faculty Associate of UM's Center for Research on Learning and Teaching in Engineering, the Chair of the NASA MMS EPO External Review Team, and the Editor in Chief of AGU's Reviews of Geophysics. He was recognized for his "extraordinary service to geophysics" with the 2016 AGU Union Waldo E. Smith Award

Rudy Molina Rudy Molina Jr.
Director, Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques Center, University of Arizona
 

Anthony Newman Anthony Newman
Manager of Informatics, Purdue University
Anthony Newman is the Manager of Informatics at Purdue University where he is responsible for providing leadership in technology initiatives within the university. Additionally, he works with faculty to identify, develop and deliver applications based on customer needs, strategic vision, and market research. The work of his group has been featured by the New York Times, CNET, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Anthony offers a diverse perspective compared to many in the education field. After obtaining computer science and business degrees, Newman spent the next 13 years, in consulting and government where he spent 6 years in senior management. His experience outside of education allows him to look at education transformation in a unique way.

Ann Palazzo Ann Palazzo
Founding Partner of Tyson Partners
Ann Palazzo is Professor of English at Columbus State Community College in Columbus, Ohio. She has been teaching Composition, American Literature, and Creative Writing courses in the traditional, blended, and online format since 1999, and is currently serving as Distance Learning Faculty Fellow for the college.

Brian Parish Brian Parish
Chief Executive Officer, iData
 

Taeyeol Park Taeyeol Park
Senior Instructional Technologist, Medical Center, Georgetown University
 

Kyle Parker Kyle Parker
Software Engineer for Developing Technologies, Ball State University
Kyle Parker is a senior software engineer at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where he has worked in IT since graduating from the university in 2000. With a focus on the mobile app space and emerging technologies, he collaborates with instructors and students to imagine, create, and develop apps; deploy and integrate new devices and services; and provide the students with exciting learning opportunities beyond the classroom. His projects have received recognition and awards from Google, Samsung, Campus Technology, and TechPoint, and he co-authored a chapter for the book Mobile Media Learning, published by ETC Press at Carnegie Mellon University. Over the past several years, Kyle has presented at 14 national and international conferences with Educause, Campus Technology, New Media Consortium and a variety of academic-focused events. Kyle is also the co-founder of a tech startup that recently launched a product originally developed at Ball State – The Traveler.

Nitzan Pelman Nitzan Pelman
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ReUp Education
 

Scott Reinke Scott Reinke
Coordinator for Ball State Achievements, Ball State University
Scott Reinke has served as the Coordinator for Ball State Achievements in the Division of Student Affairs at Ball State University since 2014. He is an avid gamer, and has a multifaceted background in digital media production and usability studies. Scott focuses on finding ways to facilitate student success in higher education using game design and good usability practices.

Maxwell Richter Maxwell Richter
Director of School Partnerships, Student Voice
 

Ro-Anne Royer Engle Ro-Anne Royer Engle
Interim Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, Ball State University
 

Jackie Ruder Jackie Ruder
Director of Enterprise Applications, Fort Hays State University
 

Perry Samson Perry Samson
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Atmospheric Science; Co-Founder, University of Michigan; Lecture Tools and Weather Underground
 

Lillian Sartori Lillian Sartori
Assistant Vice President for EduServices in IT, The New School
In February of 2014 Lillian was assigned a new role, currently serving as the Assistant Vice President for EduServices in IT. In this capacity she is responsible for the instructional and event support throughout campus. Her organization includes the service desk IT Central, Relationship Managers, Learning Space Operations, Events IT, the Equipment Center, and Card Services. Lillian is now the Assistant Vice President for Information Technology. She continues to support Building projects, coordinates the installation of presentation technology in instructional spaces across campus and worked with her team implementing monitoring and reservation systems. Since 2009 Lillian has been involved with the audio-visual planning, implementation and, currently the support of the university’s signature building the University Center.

Jeff Scheire Jeff Scheire
Partner, MO Studio
 

Jeffrey Selingo Jeffrey Selingo
Washington Post Contributor and Author
 

Donnie Sendelbach Donnie Sendelbach
Director of Educational Technology Services, Denison University
Donnie Sendelbach, Director of Educational Technology Services at Denison University, supports the mission by helping faculty and students discover and learn technologies that enhance teaching and learning. Her team is facilitating the campus wide adoption of a social learning platform, NoteBowl, to replace an LMS in addition to providing instructional technology support for digital scholarship, VR research, and other collaborations between undergraduates and faculty. At DePauw University, she held the position of Director of Instructional and Learning Services and Director of the Information Technology Associates Program, consisting of on-campus, technology internships. After completing her Ph.D. in Slavic Literatures at Ohio State, she taught Russian language and literature along with English as a Second Language, all of which led to a career in instructional technology.

Glenn Setliff, Sr. Glenn Setliff, Sr.
Director of Information Technology, School of Nursing, Duke University
Glenn Setliff As Director of Information Technology at Duke University School of Nursing, Glenn Setliff has overseen a 40% increase in customer satisfaction among all faculty, staff and students by implementing sound ITSM best practices. He is ITIL certified and has built his career on providing excellent customer service with professional results. Glenn uses hard data metrics to support his results and help guide IT support strategy. A frequent presenter at IT conferences, Glenn holds a Master’s Degree in Theology from Duke and recently completed an MBA.

Camille Shelley Camille Shelley
Executive Director, Office of Information Technology, Brookdale Community College
 

Jonathan Sibray Jonathan Sibray
IT Director, University of Colorado Law School
Jonathan Sibray is a Senior Director for IT at the University of Colorado Law School. He earned his BBA in Management Information Systems in 2002 and his MBA with a concentration in Information Assurance in 2011—both from the University of New Mexico. Jon’s career has focused on information technology in higher education since 1998. His many accomplishments include: implementing an online application system for a nursing school; serving as the technical lead for the creation of a virtual experiential learning environment (later sold to Pearson Publishing); managing an 8,000-user enterprise email system where he was instrumental in implementing mobile device synchronization, encrypted email, electronic discovery; and deploying a CRM solution to track all aspects of the student/alumni lifecycle.

Fred Singer Fred Singer
Chief Executive Officer, Echo360
 

Katie Slabaugh Katie Slabaugh
Associate Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator, Ball State University
 

Dena Speranza Dena Speranza
Chief Information Officer, Denison University
Dena Speranza joined Denison University as chief information officer in 2015. She leads the Information Technology Services team, which comprises four divisions: educational technology, enterprise applications, information security, and technical services. Working in support of Denison’s strategic priorities, the team continually assesses and optimizes technology, resources, and processes to promote the delivery of exceptional service for the campus community. With more than 25 years of technology leadership experience, Speranza previously worked with private universities, including Capital and Ohio Dominican, providing expertise in information technology management. She also served as a senior consultant with Centric Consulting, most recently in the business transformation area at Nationwide Insurance, and as principal consultant and chief operating officer at AWH, a thriving digital products business in Dublin, Ohio. In addition, she has held information technology management roles for Asbury University in Kentucky and Regent University in Virginia.

Sue Tan Sue Tan
Partner, MO Studio
 

Travis Thompson Travis Thompson
Senior Director, Academic Tracking and Advising, University of South Florida
Dr. Thompson began at USF in 2004 and currently serves as the Senior Director for Academic Tracking & Advising where he leads and supports university-wide academic advising and undergraduate student success initiatives. His responsibilities include efforts to enhance timely student progression and graduation with the Office of Academic Advocacy, coordination of university-wide academic advising processes and systems to include the degree audit and academic tracking systems, administration of the Career Path and the Professional Development Program for academic advisors, and other areas. He served as Chair of USF's Council on Academic Advising for 2014-2015 and continues as Co-Chair for 2015-2016. Dr. Thompson received both his Ph.D. in Communication and his M.S. in Computer Science from USF and holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems. His academic research and interests revolve around designing communication processes for participatory design of learning spaces.

Andrew Topper Andrew Topper
Associate Professor of Special Education, Foundations, and Technology, Grand Valley State University
Andrew Topper is an Associate Professor in the GVSU College of Education and has been teaching graduate-level educational technology courses for 16 years. Dr. Topper received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in educational psychology with an emphasis on cognition and technology. His research interests include online teacher professional development, 1:1 computing in K-12 schools, use of computer-mediated communication for learning, and teacher learning about and via technology. Andrew was the architect of the first online graduate degree program offered at GVSU and has a B.S. degree in Computer Science as well.

Kelli Trosvig Kelli Trosvig
Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, University of Michigan
 

Ray Uzwyshyn Ray Uzwyshyn
Director of Collections and Digital Services, Texas State University
Dr. Ray Uzwyshyn is currently Director of Digital and Collection Services for Texas State University Libraries. Previously, he served as Director of Online Libraries for American Public University System, Head of Digital and Learning Technologies for the University of West Florida and Web Services Librarian for the University of Miami. Ray possesses a Ph.D. (NYU, Media Studies), MBA (IT Management) and MLIS from the University of Western Ontario. He has chaired the American Society of Information Science & Technology, Special Interest Group in Visualization and served as a reviewer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Access to Learning Technology Awards, 2009-2011. Ray's interests include learning commons, data research repositories, online education, information visualization, digital libraries and new IT infrastructure implementation.

James Vasquez James Vasquez
Director of Collections and Digital Services, Texas State University
As the Associate Dean and CIO for the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, I have led the school’s Technical Services and Operations Department since 1999. In 1999 I had the opportunity to found the department and build an exceptional team that has become the foundation to help support the school’s academic and pedagogical mission. During this time, I have overseen more than 40 construction and renovation projects and the implementation of $80 million in facilities and IT investments. These projects include, Wallis Annenberg Hall, an 80,000 square foot technology-intensive academic facility designed to foster communication and collaboration.
With more than 26 years of experience in higher education; including admissions, financial aid and student services, I have an extensive background in all facets of academia. I am an executive and strategist with expertise in building organizations, processes, systems and infrastructure and I have spearheaded a broad range of school-wide initiatives.

Dennis Wang Dennis Wang
Partner, MO Studio
 

Deirdre Woods Deirdre Woods
Principal, Deirdre Woods Technology Advisors
 

Sue Workman Sue Workman
Vice President for University Technology and Chief Information Officer, Case Western Reserve University
Sue B. Workman, Vice President for University Technology and Chief Information Officer at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is responsible for creating vision and strategies which enable delivery of technology solutions that support the university’s mission of teaching, learning and research along with its day‐to‐day functions. A member of the President’s Cabinet and Council, Workman advises leadership in accomplishing strategic campus goals and supporting the mission, vision and core values of CWRU. Sue serves on advisory boards of Internet2, CHECS, AT&T, Hyland, and Dell, and has served on many EDUCAUSE committees. She is currently leading an extraordinary change process with CWRU’s initiative to centralize CWRU’s IT services and community, bringing a once very distributed culture together as one unified organization. In 2016, Sue spearheaded a brand new strategic plan for CWRU University Technology and has brought the power of her entire team to drive the plan to successful fulfillment.
 
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