Organizations that achieve higher maturity in IT project portfolio management consistently show both increased performance and tighter alignment between IT and business goals.
As the Associate CIO and Senior Director for Enterprise Applications and Data Services, I'm responsible for providing leadership and vision around enterprise software applications. 'Enterprise applications' include PeopleSoft ERP, Blackboard LMS, Salesforce/TargetX CRM, and campus portal, among others. Prior to coming to Chico State, I worked at Butte College as the Director of Information Systems. Though the institution and title were different, the scope and areas of responsibility were very similar. Earlier in my career I worked at Cisco Systems, as a web application development and database development engineer. I am currently an ABD PhD student at Indiana State University (PhD in Technology Management). I have a Masters degree in Computer Science, and a Bachelor's in Music - both from Chico State.