BiographyDavid E. Lewis is the Vice Provost and Chief Information Officer, a cabinet position, at the University of Rochester. In this role, Lewis reports to the Provost as the Senior University IT Officer and also oversees the University's Information Technology organization. He provides leadership for the extensive and diverse information technology initiatives required by a leading research university.
Experience and Areas of Interest
Lewis joined the University of Rochester in 1997. Previously, he served for more than 10 years in a variety of IT leadership roles at the University of Michigan. His broad background leading information technology organizations includes developing and integrating complex IT infrastructures into higher education and health care environments. Lewis is experienced in collaborating with University faculty on projects relating to research, and teaching and learning initiatives that require technology support. As a University administrator, Lewis has been involved and at the leading edge of developing sustainable cost recovery models for funding information technology infrastructure. He is also very interested in community and team building, as well as organizational dynamics and culture.
National Participation and Education
Lewis has been active in many national and regional initiatives including Educause, NYSERNet, Internet2, and ACUTA. He received both his bachelor's degree in Organizational Development and his master's degree in Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University.