Monday Afternoon Learning Opps

New Ways to Lead, Collaborate, and Succeed with IT Investments

  • Monday, July 31
  • 03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Minneapolis Conv Ctr
  • 211B
  • MS


Gerald Hector

Vice President for Financial Affairs and University Treasurer

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

Keith McIntosh

Vice President for Information Services & Chief Information Officer

University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

Bill Muse

Vice President for Administration & Finance

Schreiner University

Kerrville, Texas

Travis Seekins

Associate Vice President for Technology Services

Hardin-Simmons University

Abilene, Texas

Daniel Updegrove


Updegrove & Associates

Austin, Texas


With technology playing an important role in both institutional growth and health, business officers often look for practical ways to collaborate on, evaluate, and monitor IT investments. To do so, CBOs must take a holistic view of challenges involving both systems and people. This engaging panel discussion will address the complex interplay of people, technology, and strategy and share best practices that can be applied immediately to daily IT challenges.

Learning Objectives

  • Assess which types of technologies, tools, and tactics are the most useful for today‚Äôs digital campuses.
  • Learn techniques for evaluating and forming strategic initiatives that involve IT.
  • Review best practices that enable business officers to speak a common language with their IT departments and other key stakeholders.
  • Determine how to meet current and future demands and opportunities, as well as offload risks.