Bill Balint has 26 years of higher education IT experience and is the founding CIO at IUP. He also serves as the Technical Executive for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Strategic Information Management System. He was a co-founder of the Pennsylvania Banner User Group (PABUG), served as PABUG president and created the PABUG Technology Days event. He has presented nationally at many events, including the Educause Mid-Atlantic, Sungard Summit, Internet2/InCommon CAMP and Technology Exchange, Kinber and PABUG conferences and the Campus Technology Forum among others on a variety of IT leadership, security, organizational philosophies, IT professional career development, collaboration, project management, identity management and cloud computing topics. Bill is a member of the Pa. State System Chief Information Technology Officers (CITO) group, the Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group and former member of the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) Board of Directors. He has also been a program committee member for Educause Mid-Atlantic and Internet2/InCommon Technology Exchange events.