The technology aspect of digital transformation is obvious, but the other two elements—shifting culture and workforce—are just as important.
David Weil is the Chief Information Officer and member of the senior leadership team at Ithaca College.
David has experience across a broad spectrum of academic, administrative, and technical areas of higher education IT, and has a deep commitment to connect the work we do with those we serve. He believes that IT serves as a catalyst for advancing institutional goals, and regularly works with EDUCAUSE and other organizations to help advance the field of IT in higher education.
David has been involved in leading numerous aspects of technology services in higher education, including student and faculty support, enterprise applications and development, business intelligence, policy development, system administration, and campus-wide technology planning.
In 1989 David established Educational Technology Day at Ithaca College, a regional technology event that attracts over a thousand people annually and is still running strong (www.ithaca.edu/edtechday).
David is an accomplished presenter at national and regional conferences, webinars, and contributor to publications on topics related to IT in higher education. He has served on EDUCAUSE taskforces, panels and committees, including the Taskforce on Digital Transformation (Dx), the Expert Panel on IT/IR Collaboration, the Enterprise IT Working Group, the IT Issues Panel, the EDUCAUSE National Program Committee, and others. David was the Faculty Director for the inaugural EDUCAUSE Institute Senior Director Program, and helped to develop and facilitate the online version as well.
David has a bachelor's degree in computer science, and a master's degree in communications (with emphasis on instructional technology). He is a graduate of the EDUCAUSE Frye Leadership Institute and the EDUCAUSE Leading Change Institutes.
A complete list of David’s professional work can be found at https://www.ithaca.edu/staff/dweil/professional-activities
A short introduction to what we mean by "next generation" enterprise IT.
The iPaaS model is emerging as a key technology in the move toward next-generation enterprise IT, allowing higher education institutions to better integrate, manage, and maintain services and applications on campus and in the cloud.