This paper is the seventh and final installment in a series on Preparing the IT Organization for the Cloud from the ECAR Cloud Working Group.
BiographyGabriel (Gabe) Youtsey serves as the Chief Information Officer for UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. He provides leadership to UC ANR’s information technology unit to support programmatic, educational, administrative and marketing-oriented projects. Collaborating with colleagues across disciplines and UC locations he implements technology to provide innovative enhancements to support UC ANR’s mission and administration. Prior to joining UC ANR, he served as the Assistant CIO at UC Davis, where he gained extensive experience working with UC Davis faculty, students and staff. He was instrumental in assessing and introducing new technologies, including cloud-based, mobile-friendly and modern tools and services. As a member of the UC Information Technology Leadership Council, consisting of the Chief Information Officers of all 10 campuses and UCOP, Mr. Youtsey led UC-wide initiatives and partnered with other campuses to introduce new service offerings. He has been active for many years in EDUCAUSE and Internet2, and speaks regularly on cloud computing, big data, collaboration technologies, the role of technology in academia and cyber-security. Before coming to the University of California, he was an information technology advisor at KPMG, where he led regional and national information technology and security advisory projects in food, agriculture, retail, banking, software and other sectors.
The ECAR-CLOUD Working Group is developing this series of seven papers, Preparing the IT Organization for the Cloud. The fourth paper, Building a Migration Plan, helps you develop a cloud migration plan to guide your future efforts.
The ECAR-CLOUD Working Group is developing this series of seven papers, Preparing the IT Organization for the Cloud. The third paper, Transforming the IT Organization, addresses the impact that cloud computing is making in the evolution of the changing roles of IT staff in higher education.
ECAR Cloud Working Group
ECAR Working Groups Advisory Committee
ECAR Total Cost of Ownership for Cloud Services Group