Changing the Lead: The Art and Impact of Moving On

Thursday, October 17 | 8:30AM–9:15AM CT | W187c, Level 1
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Moderated Discussion
Join a diverse group of CIOs as they share their thoughts on transitioning to the next step—how to know when the time is right, when to start developing successors to ensure talent coverage for your current institution, and how to manage the change overall.

Outcomes: Understand the signs of when it's time to make a change * Understand why leadership change is important and beneficial in higher education * Take away actionable development ideas for self and teams


  • Rae Clemmons

    Leader, Higher Education BD & Strategy, Amazon Web Services
  • Paige Francis

    Interim CIO, Alice L Walton School of Medicine
  • Kyle Johnson

    Chief Operating Officer, City of Philadelphia
  • Melissa Woo

    Executive Vice President for Administration & CIO, Michigan State University