Charlie Spann is a technology leader with more than 20 years of experience in higher education. His experience includes IT operations, service management, project management, customer support and strategic planning. Charlie is currently a member of the IT leadership team at George Mason University, serving as Assistant Vice President and Deputy CIO. His responsibilities include IT governance, project management, technology support services, finance, communications, client relations and human resources. Prior to his current role at George Mason University, Charlie held various roles in information technology at the George Washington University and Fairfield University. Charlie holds a B.A. from Fairfield University and an M.S. in information systems technology from the George Washington University.