Ask the Influencer

Wednesday, October 31 | 3:30PM–4:15PM MT | Learning Theater, Exhibit Hall B-E, Exhibit Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Learning Theater
In what areas does higher education lead progress? What issues confront IT leaders? Where can IT make a lasting impact? This interactive discussion facilitated by EDUCAUSE President John O’Brien explores these questions and more. Education media will share their unique perspectives, and session attendees will also be encouraged to participate.


Outcomes: Identify potential/current risks in higher education IT * Identify best practices in higher education IT * Understand opportunities for higher ed IT to be at the forefront of today’s most pressing issues


  • Goldie Blumenstyk

    Senior Writer, The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Hallie Busta

    Editor, Education Dive
  • Scott Jaschik

    Editor & Co-Founder, Inside Higher Ed
  • John O'Brien

    President & CEO, EDUCAUSE
  • Jeff Young

    Senior Editor, EdSurge, Inc.