John Briar


Senior technology leader with extensive experience improving enterprise-wide performance. Expertly manages business relationships and aligns IT solutions development and support resources with organization objectives to maximize productivity and customer service. Expertise in planning, developing and implementing innovative and highly scalable technology solutions to solve business problems. Strategically manage human and material resources for technology delivery on a diverse portfolio of critical projects. Proven track record in public sector higher education industry, strategic planning and execution, technology risk, vendor management, team building and collaboration, financial budget and planning, project management, systems implementation, business relationship management and communication.

Executive Director of IT at California Health Sciences University

Plan, design, implement, and support all IT services to support the strategic and tactical business objectives of the university. Responsible for the management of facilities, assets, budget, systems and personnel of the IT department. Provide leadership and management consulting to University Leadership Team. Collaborate with other higher education and business organization in the health care industry to achieve the goals and objectives of the university. Enhance health care services in the Central Valley.

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