The Chief Information Officer oversees campus IT projects, cybersecurity, policy, research cyberinfrastructure and communication between college and department IT offices. The office includes a Chief Information Security Officer, Executive Director for IT Planning & Strategy, Research Cyberinfrastructure Liaison, Communications Director, Executive Director of the IT Center of Excellence, and the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Division of Information Technology.
Michael Lehman is the interim chief information officer at the University of Wisconsin‑Madison.
He is also a special advisor to the chancellor overseeing a comprehensive review of campus information technology (IT) governance.
Lehman most recently served as interim vice chancellor for finance and administration until Laurent Heller was hired in August 2016. Before that, he was the first chief financial officer of both Palo Alto Networks and Arista Networks, and oversaw their preparation to become public companies. Earlier in his career, he was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Sun Microsystems. He is leading a review of campus IT, including the IT funding model, budget and services in his current role as special advisor.
The CIO Oversees...
The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) provides technology services to the university, the UW System and other units of state government.
As of Oct 1 2017, a new process requires that IT project proposals—including new or modified IT services—be submitted to the IT Center of Excellence for review.
Here’s a complete list of IT Policies for faculty, staff, students and visitors. Each policy is linked to comprehensive details on the IT Policy KnowledgeBase.
- January 11, 2018
- January 8, 2018
- October 26, 2017
- September 27, 2017
- August 29, 2017
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