Milos Topic


Passionate about leadership and innovation. Focused on people, vision and enabling our future. Over 23 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibilities focused primarily on technology, innovation, strategy, operations and leadership. My experiences range from startups, to Fortune 1000 companies to contributing across multiple universities (both public and private) over the past two decades. Prior to my current role as a Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, my most recent positions were that of a Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Director of Technology Services. My responsibilities and experiences have included customer experience; business development and product design; project and portfolio management; information security; network and system engineering and administration as well as programming and development. My formal education includes a bachelor's degree in computer science (minored in mathematics); Masters of Science in Information Systems, an MBA and a Ph.D. in Business Administration where my research was focused on the role of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in leading innovation within higher education. Additionally, I'm a frequent speaker on leadership, building high performing teams and innovation across a wide range of professional networks and industries across the nation. Finally, I advise organizations and boards on business strategy, digital possibilities and innovation.

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