Fred Kass is Associate CIO for IT Operations at Amherst College. He is responsible for strategy, communications, budgeting, planning, and operations, including Enterprise Technology and Systems and Networking teams oversight.
He has been a strong proponent of inter-institutional collaboration throughout his higher education information technology career. He has been a member of the Connecticut Education Network Technical Advisory Council, Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology Infrastructure Advisory Council, and a Board Member and Treasurer of NERCOMP. Fred was Principle Investigator for the National Science Foundation grant CC*DNI Campus Design: Trinity College Next Generation Science Network and DMZ.
Fred has an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management and is an alum of the EDUCAUSE Leadership Institute and CLIR/EDUCAUE Leading Change Institute.