David Blezard is senior director in the Enterprise Technology and Services organizaiton that covers all of the University System of New Hampshire schools. He covers both the systems infrastructure and business applications units with connections to the academic applications unit. Recent focuses include working to transform practices and tools in support of student success and improved operation of services, especially via DevOps practices. David has been with UNH since 1994, and regularly provides technical leadership and consulting to various projects across the university system. David is also active within the NERCOMP and EDUCAUSE organizations, often presenting at conferences and organizing professional development activities.