Jason Whitaker


Jason Whitaker serves as the vice president for information technology at Transylvania University, his undergraduate alma mater, in Lexington, Kentucky. He returned there in 2008 after twelve years at IBM as an IT specialist. Jason has driven several technology initiatives at Transylvania including server and desktop virtualization and migration to Google Apps for Education. He has steered enhancements to Transylvania's Ellucian ERP system to incorporate an admissions CRM and analytics software. In addition to his BA in computer science from Transylvania, Jason holds an MS in computer science from the University of Kentucky. His interests include pickup basketball games with fellow employees, playing percussion instruments in music ensembles and volunteering technology assistance for a local free medical clinic.

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