Building Trust and Value: Our Mission-Driven Cloud Journey

Wednesday, October 11 | 1:30PM–2:00PM CT | W184a, Level 1
Session Type: Industry Led
Delivery Format: Presentation/Panel Session
Join us for an insightful session on the University of Oregon's mission-driven approach to cloud adoption. Discover the strategic drivers that led us to focus our cloud strategy in support of research and education. You’ll learn about our challenges and successes in partnering with faculty to meet curricular needs in the cloud for data science. We’ll share how we built trust, exceeded expected value, and improved our ability to support future curricular needs across a multi-cloud environment. Christy Long, associate CIO for Technology Infrastructure at the University of Oregon, and Randy Shore, VP of Delivery and Support at Kion, will shed light on the foundational capabilities prioritized for the university's multi-cloud journey. You'll learn how we've achieved frictionless access, increased visibility, and enhanced financial management, empowering us to maximize the potential of the cloud. We’ll include time for an interactive discussion to gain insights and experiences of participants.


  • Christy Long

    Associate CIO for Technology Infrastructure and Chief of Staff, University of Oregon
  • Randy Shore

    VP, Delivery & Support, Kion